Dambisa Moyo

Global Economist and Best-Selling Author

Dr. Dambisa Moyo, whose talk for TED Global garnered more than 1.7 million views, is a sought-after thought leader and economist. Dr. Moyo holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in economics from Oxford University, a master's degree from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Master of Business Administration degree from American University. A Barclays Bank, Chevron, Barrick Gold and Seagate Technology board member, she is a frequent CNBC and Bloomberg contributor, and also writes for the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Dr. Moyo brings academic heft and dynamic practical skill to today’s economic conversation. She is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World; How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead; and Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa. Dr. Moyo, a leader and influencer, is a key participant in the world’s most prestigious economic conferences such as Bilderberg, Davos and the annual U.S. Federal Reserve Jackson Hole conference.

She was named by TIME as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” and recipient of the Friedrich Hayek Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Dambisa Moyo is a renowned global economist who has visited over 70 countries and brings a unique perspective to the macroeconomy and international affairs.

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