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Rich Thomas

Chief Economic Correspondent for Newsweek

Rich Thomas has been Newsweek’s chief economic correspondent in Washington, D.C. since 1970. During that time, he wrote and contributed to scores of the magazine’s cover stories on economic developments in the United States and around the globe.

Mr. Thomas has been the recipient of numerous journalism awards — including two Gerald Loeb Awards, considered to be the highest prize for economic writing in journalism.

Before joining Newsweek in 1962, Mr. Thomas was the financial editor of the New York Post. He has authored articles for several other publications, including Reader’s Digest, the International Economy, the Atlantic Monthly, the World Almanac, the Cato Institute, and the Washington Post.

Rich Thomas is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with degrees in English and economics.

Articles by Rich Thomas