John Micklethwait has been editor-in-chief of “The Economist” magazine since 2006. Previously he was United States editor of the publication.

Micklethwait was educated at Ampleforth and Magdalen College, Oxford. He joined “The Economist” in 1987, previously having worked for Chase Manhattan Bank. He coined the word Cosmocrat. His books include; “The Company – A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea,” “The Right Nation,” “The Witch Doctors” and “The Future Perfect”.

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Source: Charlie Rose, October 14, 2009.

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