Greg Ip

Chief Economics Commentator, Wall Street Journal

Greg Ip is Chief Economics Commentator for The Wall Street Journal. He writes a weekly column about US and global economic developments and policy. From 2008 to January 2015, he was US economics editor for The Economist. Greg comments regularly on television and radio and has won or shared in several prizes for journalism. He is the author of The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World (Wiley, 2010) and Foolproof: Why Safety Can Be Dangerous and How Danger Makes Us Safe, (Little, Brown, 2015). Greg has a bachelor’s degree in economics and journalism from Carleton University.