Daniel Altman received his PhD in economics from Harvard and went on to advise the British Government on immigration, crime and drug regulation. He has written for the Economist and the New York Times, where he was among the youngest ever members of the editorial board, and is now a columnist for the International Herald Tribune . He splits his time between Buenos Aires, New York and Hong Kong. He is the author of Neoconomy: George Bush's Revolutionary Gamble with America's Future, as well as Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy.
Sign up to the Pan Macmillan newsletter for great extra content and free extracts.