Daniel Franklin

Executive And Diplomatic Editor (The World In)
The Economist

Daniel Franklin is Executive and Diplomatic Editor of The Economist. He has also been Editor since 2003 of The Economist’s annual publication, “The World in…”; which focuses on the year ahead. He joined The Economist in 1983 to write about Soviet and East European affairs. His roles have included Europe Editor, Britain Editor, Washington Bureau Chief, Editorial Director of The Economist Intelligence Unit, Editor in Chief of Economist.com and Business Affairs Editor. Daniel is the editor of two books on the future: “Megatech: Technology in 2050”, published in 2017, and “Megachange: The World in 2050”, published in 2012.



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