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Daniel Franklin

Executive director of the Economist

Daniel Franklin is the Executive Director of The Economist. He is also the Editor of The Economist’s annual publication The World in... ; and is The Economist’s Business Affairs Editor responsible for the coverage of business, finance and science. Joining The Economist in 1983 to write about Soviet and East European Affairs, Daniel then went on to be the newspapers’ Europe Editor (1986-1992). In addition, he has also worked for The Economist as Britain Editor, Washington Bureau Chief and the Editorial Director of the Economist Intelligence Unit. From 2006 to 2010 he was Editor-in-Chief of The Economist online. 

Daniel Franklin holds a PhD from Aston University