Daniel Altman is an economist and internationally bestselling author. He is the creator of the Baseline Profitability Index, a tool for assessing the attractiveness of investing in markets around the world that is published by Foreign Policy magazine. He also serves as an adjunct associate professor of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business, where he teaches long-term macroeconomic forecasting and sports analytics. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the expert advisory board at Dalberg Global Development Advisors.
Daniel previously wrote economic commentary on the staffs of The Economist, The International Herald Tribune, and The New York Times, where he was also one of the youngest-ever members of the editorial board. In between stints as a journalist, he was an economic advisor in the British government. He now writes a global economics column as senior editor for economics at Foreign Policy magazine, and he publishes articles on soccer analytics online for The New Yorker.
Daniel was born in Connecticut and received his doctorate in economics from Harvard University. He has lived and worked on four continents and is a citizen of the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
He likes wine, too.