David Wessel author biography, plus links to books by David Wessel.

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David Wessel

David Wessel is a senior fellow and director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution. He joined Brookings in 2014 after 30 years as a reporter, editor and columnist at the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers: In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic (2009) and Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget (2012). He has shared two Pulitzer Prizes, one in 1984 for a Boston Globe series on the persistence of racism in Boston and the other in 2003 for a Wall Street Journal series on corporate wrong-doing. He appears often on NPR's Morning Edition and resides in Washington, D.C.

This biography was last updated on 10/05/2021.

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