Clive Crook

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Clive Crook at the Financial Times Meet the Editor reception, Washington, DC

Clive Crook (born 1955 in Yorkshire, England) is a columnist for the Financial Times, the National Journal[1] and a senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly. For twenty years he held various editorial positions at The Economist, including deputy editor for eleven years.[2]

In 2006, he co-chaired the Copenhagen Consensus project, framing global development priorities for the coming decades together with Nobel laureates and other world-renowned economists.[3] He has co-authored Globalisation: Making Sense of an Integrating World: Reasons, Effects and Challenges for the Economist Group.[4][5]


He was born in Yorkshire and raised in Lancashire. He was educated at Bolton School, and graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford, and the London School of Economics.[6]



  1. ^ bio at National Journal
  2. ^ bio at Leigh Bureau "Clive Crook is one of the world’s most respected journalists."
  3. ^ A UN Perspective at Georgetown University by Copenhagen Consensus Center (archived at 2010-07-15) "Director Bjørn Lomborg of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, and co-chaired by Nobel Laureate Douglas North and editor Clive Crook."
  4. ^ short bio at PBS "He is also a co-author of Economist Books' Globalisation: Making Sense of an Integrating World. "
  5. ^ Crook, 2002
  6. ^ short bio at Aspen Institute "A graduate of Oxford and the London School of Economics, he has served as a consultant to The World Bank and worked as an official in the British Treasury."

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