Martin Wolf is a British economist and journalist. He is the chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, where he writes a weekly column on global economic issues. He is also a distinguished visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C. Wolf is known for his expertise in international economics and finance, and his writing often focuses on topics such as globalization, inequality, and economic governance. He has written several books on these and other economic topics, including “Why Globalization Works” and “The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned – and Have Still to Learn – from the Financial Crisis.”