Clive Crook is a Bloomberg View columnist and member of the Bloomberg View editorial board. His column appears on Thursdays. A former chief Washington commentator of the 'Financial Times,' he previously worked at 'The Economist.'
Crook was born in Yorkshire, educated at Bolton School; Magdalen College, Oxford (where he was a foundation scholar); and the London School of Economics. After leaving university he was an official in H.M. Treasury and the Government Economic Service. Crook worked for 20 years at 'The Economist,' variously serving as economics correspondent, Washington correspondent, economics editor and deputy editor. In addition to writing for Bloomberg View, Crook is a senior editor of 'The Atlantic' and a contributing editor of 'National Journal.'
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