Duncan Weldon works at The Economist where he writes about the British economy. He was previously the Economics Correspondent for Newsnight, the BBC’s flagship nightly current affairs show and a columnist for Prospect magazine. He has written and presented several documentaries for BBC Radio 4, including World War Two: The Economic Battle. An economist by background, he began his career at the Bank of England, before working in asset management and then public policy as the senior economist at the Trades Union Congress. Aside from The Economist and Prospect he has written for the Financial Times, New Statesman, Guardian, Political Quarterly and City AM, and is a regular commentator on television and radio.
You can find him on Twitter at @DuncanWeldon