Daniel Gross

Daniel Gross

Daniel Gross
Global Business Editor, Newsweek Daily Beast, Former Economics Editor at Yahoo! Finance

Daniel Gross is one of the most widely read financial and economic writers working today. He is the Global Business Editor and Columnist Newsweek and The Daily Beast. He is responsible for much of the magazine’s big-picture economic and business coverage.
A native of East Lansing, Michigan, Daniel Gross graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University in 1989, with degrees in government and history. He holds an A.M. in American history from Harvard University (1991), and in 2010 was awarded an honorary doctorate from Lake Forest College.

In a 25-year career, Gross has been a columnist for The New York Times and Slate, a contributing writer to magazines such as New York, Fortune, and Wired, and served as economics editor at Yahoo! Finance.

He frequently discusses political and economic events in media such as CNBC and MSNBC, CNN, PBS, and National Public Radio.

He is a New York Times-bestselling author of seven books, including, most recently Better, Stronger, Faster: The Myth of American Decline and the Rise of a New Economy (Free Press, 2012). Other books includes Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Time, and Dumb Money: How Our Greatest Minds Bankrupted the Nation, Simon & Schuster, was published in February 2009 as an e-book, and in April 2009 as a paperback. Translations have been published in German, Chinese, and Japanese.

He lives in Westport, Connecticut, with his wife and two children.


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