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david wessel
Works at The Wall Street Journal
Attended Haverford College
Lives in Washington, D.C.
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reporter/columnist at The Wall Street Journal
Employment
  • The Wall Street Journal
    Economics Editor/Capital columnist, present
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Washington, D.C.
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I cover the economy and forces shaping living standards around the world
Introduction
I joined The Wall Street Journal in (gulp!) in 1984 in Boston, and have been in the Washington bureau since 1987 -- except for a brief stint as the Berlin bureau chief
Bragging rights
author of two best-sellers: In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic (2009), Red Ink: Inside the High Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget (2012)
Education
  • Haverford College
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  • Richard C. Lee High School
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