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Megan McArdle

Bloomberg View columnist

Megan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist who writes on economics, business and public policy.

Megan McArdle
26 Dec 2016

It's okay to give

Among other faults, economists apply logic to "the dreadful inefficiency of exchanging gifts" - which is true enough - if it only is about economics.

26 Dec 2016 1
It's okay to give
29 Jul 2016

Nationalism fades

Donald Trump's campaign seemed to feature resurgent patriotism, nativism, US vs 'them' - until now, as he appeals to Russia's Putin to pile on to Hillary.

29 Jul 2016
Nationalism fades
21 Jul 2016

The plagiarist

Everyone thought Melania Trump gave a good speech in favour of her husband for president - until it was seen she copied from Michelle Obama's speech.

21 Jul 2016 5
The plagiarist
8 Oct 2015

The silent stalker

Facebook even knows if you've been naughty or nice, and the question is whether it will tell Santa - and for now it seems you have little say in that.

8 Oct 2015