Economics Editor, The Economist

Henry Curr

About the Speaker

Henry Curr is the economics editor for The Economist. He joined the newspaper in 2014 as Britain economics correspondent before moving to Washington, DC to cover the American economy. In 2018 Henry became the youngest economics editor in the newspaper’s history. Before journalism Henry worked as a professional economist for a consulting firm. He has frequently appeared on broadcast media including BBC News, NPR and CNN International. Henry has an M.Phil. in economics from Nuffield College, Oxford and a B.A. in PPE from Magdalen College, Oxford, where he was the John Hicks Foundation prize winner.