About neil irwin
Neil Irwin is senior economic correspondent at The New York Times and author of How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World and The Alchemists. Irwin writes frequently about the global economic trends; the changing nature of work and employment; financial markets and monetary policy; and how these big-picture shifts affect everyone who is trying to make their way in the modern economy.
Irwin was a founding staff member of The Upshot, the Times's site for analytical and explanatory journalism. He was previously a reporter and columnist at The Washington Post, where he led coverage of the global financial crisis.
He often analyzes economic trends on television and radio, including appearances on the PBS Newshour, CBS This Morning, BBC America, MSNBC, CNBC, CNN, and public radio's Marketplace.
Irwin has an M.B.A. from Columbia University, where he was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economic and Business Journalism. He has served on the fellowship's advisory board since 2017. His undergraduate studies were at St. Mary's College of Maryland, where he served on the Board of Trustees from 2007 to 2013.
Irwin lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Sarah Halzack.
Read Irwin's most recent articles in the Times here.