Bachelor, Harvard University, 1981; Bachelor and Master of Arts in Law, U. Oxford, England, 1983; diploma in Arabic, American U. in Cairo, 1983-1984; student, Taipei Language Institute, 1987-1988.
Economics reporter New York Times, New York City, 1984-1985, finance correspondent Los Angeles bureau, 1985-1986, chief Hong Kong bureau, 1986-1987, chief Beijing bureau, 1988-1993, chief Tokyo bureau, 1995-1999, senior writer, 1993-2000, associate managing editor, 2000—2001, op-ed columnist, since 2001. Visiting fellow East-West Center, Honolulu, 1993. Visiting scholar Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, 1994, 99.
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Married Sheryl WuDunn. Children: Gregory, Geoffrey, Caroline.