Paula Dwyer is a member of the Bloomberg View editorial board, focusing on the political economy and financial regulation. She previously worked at The New York Times, first as deputy business editor and later as the economics editor in the Washington bureau overseeing coverage of the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Prior to that she worked at BusinessWeek as deputy Washington bureau chief, London bureau chief, chief Congressional correspondent, and as an investigative reporter. After Bloomberg LP acquired BusinessWeek in late 2009, she returned to the magazine as its Washington editor before joining Bloomberg View’s startup team. Paula also co-wrote “Take On the Street” with former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, a best-seller on how the financial system really works.