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Covering Globalization

A Handbook for Reporters

Edited by Anya Schiffrin, Edited by Amer Bisat

About the Book

This is the first journalism textbook aimed at reporters who cover finance and economics in developing and transition countries. Written by economists from the Asian Development Bank and the International Monetary Fund as well as journalists at Dow Jones, the Financial Times, the New York Times, Fortune, and Reuters, the book is a guide to the pressing topics of our times.

About the Author

Anya Schiffrin is codirector of the media program at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She was the editor in chief of the Istanbul-based daily the Turkish Times, a stringer for Reuters in Barcelona, senior financial writer at the Industry Standard in New York and bureau chief for Dow Jones Newswires in Amsterdam and Hanoi.

Amer Bisat is a hedge fund manager focusing on emerging-markets bonds and was previously a portfolio manager at UBS and Morgan Stanley and chief emerging-markets economist at Salomon Brothers in Europe. He has also been a senior economist at the IMF, where he worked on the economics of Russia, Egypt, and Cameroon, and he has published widely on growth, the financial sector, and Middle East economics.


"This is an impressive work." -- James Boylan, Columbia Journalism Review