Articles by Elizabeth Whitman

Elizabeth Whitman is a reporter covering the business of healthcare. She previously spent two years reporting from Amman, Jordan and has written for Al Jazeera, The Nation, and The Atlantic, among other outlets. She speaks Arabic and some Mandarin.


The Zika Nightmare After The Olympic Dream

The fact that many athletes remain determined to go to the Olympics despite Zika is good news for Brazil — and the multibillion-dollar industry surrounding the games. But the real economic problems could come much later.



Volcker 'Fix' May Cause New Headaches For Wall Street

On May 30, U.S. regulators unveiled a plan to modify the so-called Volcker Rule introduced following the 2007-2009 financial crisis, aiming to make compliance easier for many firms and relieving small banks altogether.