Keynes named U.S. economics editor at The Economist
Soumaya Keynes has been named the U.S. economics editor for The Economist and will be moving from London to Washington.
She has been an economics correspondent. Keynes expects to move in May.
Henry Curr, formerly U.S. economics editor, is now leading global economics coverage for the publication, based in London.
Keynes also does the Free Exchange blog. Before joining The Economist, Keynes did research on the public finances and pensions at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, an economic research institute.
Before that Keynes worked in the banking and credit team at Her Majesty’s Treasury in London. She has an master’s and bachelor’s in economics from Trinity College, Cambridge.