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Megan McArdle

Megan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist who writes on economics, business and public policy. She is the author of The Up Side of Down (2014). McArdle previously wrote for Newsweek-the Daily Beast, the Atlantic and the Economist. She has a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Free Thoughts

The Up Side of Down

featuring Megan McArdle, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus July 2014

Megan McArdle says that recognizing failure—and in some cases embracing it—is a crucial part of what makes American culture, markets, and society successful.