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Wolfgang Münchau

Wolfgang Münchau

Associate editor and European economic columnist, the Financial Times / Co-founder of

Wolfgang Münchau is associate editor and European economic columnist for the Financial Times. Together with his wife, the economist Susanne Mundschenk, he runs, an Internet service that provides daily commentary and analysis of the euro area, targeted at investors, academics and policy makers.

Mr. Münchau was one of the founding members of Financial Times Deutschland, the German language business daily, where he served as deputy editor from 1999 until 2001, and as editor-in-chief from 2001 until 2003.

Previously, Mr. Münchau was a correspondent for the Financial Times and the Times of London in Washington, Brussels and Frankfurt. He was awarded the Wincott Young Financial Journalist of the Year award in 1989. He has a degree in business management (Reutlingen), a degree in mathematics (Hagen), and a Master of Arts in International Journalism (City University, London).

Mr. Münchau has published three German-language books. His book Vorbeben, on the financial crisis, received the prestigious GetAbstract business book award in 2008.