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John Joseph Cassidy (born 1963) is an American journalist and British expat who is a staff writer at The New Yorker and a contributor to The New York Review of Books, having previously been an editor at The Sunday Times of London and a deputy editor at the New York Post. He received his undergraduate degree at University College, Oxford and his master's degrees in journalism and in economics from Columbia University and New York University, respectively.[1]

He is the author of Dot.con: The Greatest Story Ever Sold, which examines the dot-com bubble, and How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities, which combines a skeptical history of economics with an analysis of the housing bubble and credit bust. He is also well known for his biographical and economic writing on the famous Cambridge economist John Maynard Keynes, whom he has interpreted in a largely positive light. [2]



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