Greg Ip is the U.S. Economics Editor for The Economist. He covers the economy, financial markets, monetary, fiscal and regulatory policy and contributes to The Economist's blog, Free Exchange. Ip is a veritable brand in economics journalism. From 1996 to 2008 he reported for The Wall St. Journal and became one of the Journal's most respected and recognized reporters. His byline appeared on the front page more than any other reporter's.
After 20 years, he is now one of the country's leading economics journalists, writing about the economy, the budget, the Federal Reserve, and politics from Washington. He has earned the respect of top economic policy makers and gained a reputation for making complex issues understandable to the ordinary reader. He regularly discusses economic issues on television and radio, from CNN and MSNBC to the Newshour with Jim Lehrer, and on National Public Radio. Ip is the recipient of numerous awards including Business Journalist of the Year award from the World Leadership Forum, William Brewster Styles Award in business and economics writing, and was a part of the 2002 WSJ team to receive the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting.