Edward Luce

Financial Times

Edward Luce is US columnist at the Financial Times.

In February 2006, he was named the paper's Washington commentator, writing on the U.S. economy, politics and foreign affairs. Previously, he was the South Asia bureau chief, based in New Delhi. Between 1997 and 1999, he was the capital markets editor, having joining the Financial Times in 1995 as the Philippines correspondent. Additionally, he was a speechwriter to Larry Summers, then-Treasury secretary in the Clinton administration.

Luce earned a degree in politics, philosophy and economics at the University of Oxford; he earned a postgraduate degree in newspaper journalism at City University in London.

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In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India

FEB 1, 2007 Podcast

In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India

Edward Luce argues that despite problems such as poverty and corruption, India is undergoing an extraordinary transformation, emerging as an economic powerhouse and an important ...