Edward Luce

Edward Luce
Chief U.S. Commentator
Financial Times

As Chief U.S. Commentator for the Financial Times, Edward Luce writes a weekly column on US politics, economy and foreign policy.

Previously, Luce served as the FT’s Washington bureau chief, leading coverage of American politics and managing the DC-based team of reporters. He has also worked as the FT’s South Asia bureau chief in New Delhi, capital markets editor in London, and as the Philippines correspondent.

Between December 1999 and January 2001, Luce was the speechwriter for Lawrence H. Summers, secretary of the treasury during the Clinton administration. In 2006, he authored In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India.

Luce graduated with degrees in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University and completed a post-graduate degree in journalism from City University in London.

Recent Events

September 10, 2013

A debate between Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist at the Center for Digital Business in the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Rob Atkinson, President of ITIF.

October 18, 2012

Debate exploring two competing interpretations and examines what the United States needs to do to restore robust economic growth.

June 6, 2012

Exploring why America is sleepwalking into economic and geopolitical decline with Ed Luce.

June 23, 2011

ITIF marks its 5th anniversary with a special policy forum on U.S. innovation and competitiveness.

March 21, 2011

Rob Atkinson and Tyler Cowen debate the premise of Cowen's new book.