Rana Foroohar

Rana Foroohar is Global Business Columnist and Associate Editor at the Financial Times, based in New York. She is also CNN’s Global Economic Analyst. Her first book, “Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business,” was shortlisted for the Financial Times McKinsey Book of the Year award in 2016. Her second book, “Don’t Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles – And All of Us,” released in 2019, was named Porchlight Business Book of the year. Her third book, “Homecoming: The Path to Prosperity in a Post-Global World,” was published by Crown in October 2022, and is one of Kirkus’ best non-fiction books of 2022.

Prior to joining the FT and CNN, Foroohar spent 6 years at TIME, as assistant managing editor and economic columnist. She also spent 13 years at Newsweek, as an economic and foreign affairs editor and a foreign correspondent covering Europe and the Middle East. She is the recipient of the German Marshall Fund’s Peter Weitz Prize for transatlantic reporting, and has received awards and fellowships from institutions such as the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW), the Newswoman’s Club of New York, the Johns Hopkins School of International Affairs and the East West Center. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and sits on the board of the Open Markets Institute.

Foroohar graduated in 1992 from Barnard College, Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the author John Sedgwick, and her two children.

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The Path to Prosperity in a Post-Global World

Podcasts Oct 20, 2022

Financial Times columnist and author Rana Foroohar talks about her new book Homecoming: The Path to Prosperity in a Post-Global World

The Path to Prosperity in a Post-Global World

Video | Oct 19, 2022

Has the solution to global tensions been waiting at home all along?

The Future of Work | Are Redistribution Policies Enough?

Moderated by Rana Foroohar with Gordon Hanson and Laura Tyson

Event Webinar | Jan 12, 2021

Traditional welfare systems have emphasized the need for redistribution post-production. Are these policies sufficient in the future?

YSI 2020 Plenary: New Economic Questions

Young Scholars Initiative Virtual Plenary

YSI Event Plenary YSI | Nov 6–15, 2020

What are the 100 most pertinent economic questions facing our global societ?