Matthew C. Klein writes for the Financial Times's Alphaville blog about economics and finance. He previously wrote for Bloomberg View, The Economist magazine and for its economics blog, Free Exchange.
Before that, Klein worked at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he spent more than two years studying the history of the Federal Reserve and the intellectual history of monetary economics for an upcoming book. He has also worked at Bridgewater Associates, where he studied the economies of Central and Eastern Europe and advised institutional investors on asset-liability management. In addition to The Economist, Klein's writings have appeared in the New York Times and The National Interest. Klein has a B.A. in History from Yale. Originally from Chicago, he currently resides in New York.