Daniel Altman

Daniel Altman  

Daniel Altman is the global economics columnist of the International Herald Tribune and president of North Yard Economics, a not-for-profit consulting firm for governments and non-governmental organizations in developing countries. He is also the author of two books, "Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy" (2007) and "Neoconomy: George Bush's Revolutionary Gamble With America's Future" (2004).

Altman previously wrote editorials and economics columns for The Economist and The New York Times, where he was one of the youngest-ever members of the editorial board. He also served as an economic advisor in the British government. Currently, he contributes a blog called "Managing Globalization" to the Herald Tribune along with a biweekly newspaper column of the same name. He splits his time between Buenos Aires, Hong Kong and New York.

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