Dinny McMahon is the author of China’s Great Wall of Debt: Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans, and the End of the Chinese Miracle. He spent ten years as a financial journalist in China, including six years in Beijing with The Wall Street Journal, and four years with Dow Jones Newswires in Shanghai, where he also contributed to the Far Eastern Economic Review. In 2015, he left China to take up a fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He later moved to MacroPolo, the Paulson Institute’s think tank, as a fellow, and retains an affiliation as non-resident associate. Dinny currently lives in Chicago, where he provides independent research on China’s financial system for financial services firms.