Matthew Bishop is the US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist.
Bishop was previously the magazine's London-based Business
Editor. In addition to his role at The Economist, Bishop is also
the author of several books, including an e-book, "In Gold We
Trust? The Future of Money in an Age of Uncertainty", with Michael
Green. "The Road from Ruin" (also with Green), about how to improve
capitalism following the crash of 2008 and subsequent economic
downturn, was published in 2010. "Philanthrocapitalism: How Giving
Can Save the World", his previous book (also with Green), focuses
on the new movement that brings together the business and social
sectors to solve some of the world's most pressing problems.
At The Economist, Bishop has also written "Essential Economics",
the official Economist guide to economics, and a number of special
report supplements, including The Great Mismatch, about the future
of jobs; A Bigger World, examining the opportunities and challenges
of the rise of emerging economies and firms; The Business of
Giving, looking at the industrial revolution taking place in
philanthropy; Kings of Capitalism, which anticipated and analyzed
the boom in private equity; and Capitalism and its Troubles, an
examination of the impact of problems such as the collapse of
Enron. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum's Global
Agenda Council on the Role of Business.