Rana Foroohar is an assistant managing editor at _Time_ magazine, where she also writes the Curious Capitalist column, and CNN’s global economic analyst. Rana is the author of the recently published Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business, about why the capital markets no longer support business and how that’s creating slower growth and greater inequality. Prior to joining Time and CNN, Rana spent 13 years at Newsweek as an economic and foreign affairs editor and a foreign correspondent covering Europe and the Middle East. During that time, she was awarded the German Marshall Fund’s Peter Weitz Prize for transatlantic reporting. She has also received awards and fellowships from institutions such as the Johns Hopkins School of International Affairs and the East West Center. She is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Rana holds a degree from Barnard College, Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the author John Sedgwick, and her two children.