Vijay Vaitheeswaran

Global Correspondent, The Economist

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Global correspondent for The Economist magazine; co-author of Zoom: The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future, named Book of the Year last year by the Financial Times, and author of Power to the People: How the Coming Energy Revolution Will Transform an Industry, Change Our Lives, and Maybe Even Save the Planet

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