Martin Sandbu is the author of Martin Sandbu’s Free Lunch, an email briefing on the main economic issues of the day.
Prior to this, he was the Financial Times’s Economics Leader Writer (2009-13). As part of the leader writing team Martin Sandbu contributed to shaping the Financial Times’s editorial line, with particular responsibility for international economic policy questions such as the eurozone sovereign debt crisis and the remaking of global financial regulation.
Sandbus book «Europe’s Orphan, a defense of the euro» was Financial Times Best Books in Economics of the Year and one of Financial Times (FT.com) Best Books in Economics 2015.
Sandbu has worked as an academic researcher and policy adviser on topics in economics, political economy, and philosophy. He spent two years at Columbia University as a postdoctoral fellow in economic development.
Sandbu holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford University, and completed a Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government at Harvard University in 2003.
Martin appears regularly on the radio, as well as occasionally appearing on television.