Megan McArdle is a Washington, DC-based journalist who covers economics and finance for Bloomberg View. A longtime blogger, her work has appeared at a wide array of news and opinion outlets, including The Economist, The Atlantic, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Salon, Reason, and The Guardian. McArdle is also the author of the recent book The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success. She holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

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