"Things that Worry Me-and Things that Don't-in the Global Economy"
CNN's Global Economic Analyst and TIME columnist, Rana Foroohar covers the intersection of business, economics, politics, and foreign affairs across all platforms. Reaching a readership 50 million, her column, "The Curious Capitalist," is a must-read for economic and political thought leaders.
As an assistant managing editor for TIME, Foroohar has penned numerous cover stories and essays on China and the next global recession, Europe's economic crisis, and what the rise of "localnomics means for American business. She frequently profiles movers and shakers in finance and corporate America, including Warren Buffett, Bill Gross, Howard Shultz, Mary Barra, Carl Icahn, and Fed chair Janet Yellen.
Her high-level yet accessible analysis has made her a sought-after commentator on influential programs such as Fareed Zakaria GPS, Face the Nation, Morning Joe, and Real Time with Bill Maher.
Foroohar served as the deputy editor in charge of international business and economics for Newsweek. She headed up the economics coverage for the annual Davos special issue and spent six years as Newsweek's European economic correspondent based in London, covering business news throughout Europe and the Middle East. During this time, she was awarded the German Marshall Fund's Peter R. Weitz Prize for transatlantic reporting.
Foroohar chairs panel discussions with world leaders, intellectuals, and economists at the World Economic Forum. In 2012, she moderated a Harvard Business School discussion on what business and government can do to improve U.S. competitiveness.
The recipient of awards and fellowships from institutions such as the Johns Hopkins School of International Affairs, the East West Center, and the Newswomen's Club of New York, Foroohar is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Her first book, Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business, will be released in May 2016.
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