Greg Ip

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Greg Ip is one of the country’s best known economics journalists. Since 2008 he has been U.S. Economics Editor of The Economist, based in Washington, D.C. where he writes about monetary, fiscal and regulatory policy, the economic outlook, and economic trends. Greg’s work appears each week in the magazine, usually in the United States or Finance & Economics sections, and on The Economist’s  economics blog, Free Exchange.  He appears regularly on radio and television, including National Public Radio and the PBS Newshour, and is  a regular on-air contributor to CNBC, the country’s leading business news channel. From 1996 to 2008 Greg wrote for The Wall Street Journal, eventually as Chief Economics Correspondent. He is the author of The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World (Wiley, 2010). Greg is also available for speeches. You can reach him by emailing gregip (at)

Written by gregip

November 3, 2008 at 2:13 am

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  1. Greg,

    I’ve been a fan of your work for a long time. Well, basically since my monetary theory and policy class. I used and article you’d written in the Wall Street Journal to “confuse” my professor. (I thought I was so smart…thanks to you!)

    Either way, the point of this email is to ask you start publishing updates on twitter. It’s a great way for your young fans to follow you. I’d love to hear about your thoughts in 140 characters or less, or, if more lengthy I’d love to get a link. Pictures are welcome as well.

    Think about it.

    If you’re already there. I searched, but couldn’t find you.

    A big fan!


    May 12, 2009 at 12:32 pm

  2. Has anyone ever told you that you look like John Cusack?


    July 21, 2009 at 6:50 pm

  3. Greg: Ditto to the comment above. I saw you on CSPAN this week and was reminded again of what a great economics journalist you are. I also appreciated your level-headed responses to some of the more outrageous callers! Would love to follow you on twitter too.
    Another big fan!

    Abby Gruen

    January 16, 2010 at 9:37 am

  4. Yo, r u on sabbatical?


    June 30, 2010 at 11:55 pm

  5. Greg – Watched you on The Washington Journal this morning. It was a relief to hear someone talking about economics without trying to sell a political ideology. I just have one question. Doesn’t a small rate of inflation provide an incentive to increase production? If so, isn’t it a sign of a healthy economy?


    September 8, 2010 at 7:57 am

  6. […] red Economist T-shirt and pen upon arrival. After kicking things off with a rousing welcome by Greg Ip, The Economist’s U.S. economics editor, groups were then instructed to come up with a team name, […]

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