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Interview with Dambisa Moyo

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Dambisa Moyo is an international economist who comments on the macro-economy and global affairs. She completed a Ph.D in Economics at Oxford University and holds a Masters degree from Harvard University. She completed an undergraduate degree in Chemistry and an MBA in Finance at the American University in Washington D.C.. In 2009 Dr. Moyo was named by Time Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World”, and was nominated to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders Forum. Her writing regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications such as the Financial Times, the Economist Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of the New York Times Bestseller Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How there is a Better Way for Africa. Her new book is entitled, "How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead," a bold account of the decline of the economic supremacy of the West over the past 50 years, is another bestseller, and is sure to be one of the most debated and commented upon books of the year.