Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Moyo is a global economist and author who analyzes the macroeconomy and international affairs. Previously, she was an economist at Goldman Sachs and a consultant to the World Bank. Dr. Moyo’s work has taken her to more than 70 countries over the last decade, during which time she has developed a unique knowledge on the inherent conflicts facing developed economies as well as the interaction between politics, international finance, and developing markets. She is the author of several books, including Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa, How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead, and Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World. Dr. Moyo serves on the boards of Barclays Bank, SABMiller, Barrick Gold, and Seagate Technology, and she is regularly featured in economic and financial publications. She holds an undergraduate degree in chemistry and an MBA in finance from American University, a master’s degree from Harvard University, and a PhD in economics from Oxford University.

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