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Martin Wolf is Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times, London. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 for services to financial journalism.

Mr Wolf was joint winner of the Wincott Foundation senior prize for excellence in financial journalism for 1989 and 1997. He won the RTZ David Watt memorial prize for 1994. He won the “Accenture Decade of Excellence” at the Business Journalist of the Year Awards of 2003. He won the Ludwig Erhard Prize for economic commentary for 2009. He won “Commentariat of the Year 2009” at the Comment Awards, sponsored by Editorial Intelligence. He was joint winner of the 2009 award for columns in “giant newspapers” at the 15th annual Best in Business Journalism competition of The Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

His most recent book is The Shifts and The Shocks: What we’ve learned – and have still to learn – from the financial crisis (London and New York: Allen Lane, 2014).

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Deleveraging Redfined - Part 2: Martin Wolf on the Least-Bad Alternative

News Aug 1, 2012

“You can’t get out of debt by adding more debt.”

Deleveraging Redefined: Martin Wolf Explains “That Sinking Feeling”

News Jul 31, 2012

How to explain the current recession facing the US and the world? Does so-called “austerian” logic provide the solution? Or is it doing more harm than good?

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Between Debt & the Devil

With Adair Turner and Martin Wolf

Event Discussion | Oct 15, 2015

Adair Turner talks about his new book, Between Debt & the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance with Martin Wolf of the Financial Times in a free, public discussion.

Crisis & Renewal

New Economic Thinking 2011

Event | Apr 8–11, 2011

The Institute for New Economic Thinking held its second annual plenary conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire.