Megan McArdle is a Washington-based journalist who writes about economics, business, and public policy for Bloomberg View as a full-time blogger on July 15th. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, The Economist, The Atlantic, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time, Newsweek, and numerous other outlets.
Her book, The Up Side of Down, on how to use failure as the springboard to success, will be published by Viking in February 2014
Megan has a BA in English Literature from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the University of Chicago. She lives in northeast Washington DC with a husband named Peter and a dog named Fitzgerald.