Dan Atkinson

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Dan Atkinson is a British
United Kingdom
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 journalist
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 and author
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.

He has been economics editor of The Mail on Sunday
The Mail on Sunday
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since 2000, before which he was for ten years a financial correspondent with The Guardian
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, in which role he specialised in issues of regulation and fraud. Between 1985 and 1990 he was deputy City Editor of the Press Association, which he joined after an apprenticeship and a spell as business editor at the Reading Evening Post
Reading Evening Post
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.

Atkinson lives in Sussex
Sussex
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 with his wife and three children.

Works

  • The Gods that Failed: How Blind Faith in Markets has Cost us Our Future by Larry Elliott
    Larry Elliott
    Larry Elliott is a British journalist and author focusing on economic issues. He is currently Economics editor at The Guardian, and has published four books on related issues, often in partnership with Dan Atkinson.-Education:Elliott was educated at St...

     and Dan Atkinson (The Bodley Head, 2008).
  • Fantasy Island by Larry Elliott and Dan Atkinson (Constable, 2007).
  • Financial Mail on Sunday Complete Guide to the City by Dan Atkinson (Random House
    Random House
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     Business Books, 2002).
  • The Age of Insecurity by Larry Elliott, Dan Atkinson (Verso Books, 1998).
  • The Wrecker's Lamp: Do Currency Markets Leave Us on the Rocks? by Ruth Kelly
    Ruth Kelly
    Ruth Maria Kelly is a British Labour Party politician of Irish descent who was the Member of Parliament for Bolton West from 1997 until she stood down in 2010...

     and Dan Atkinson (Institute for Public Policy Research
    Institute for Public Policy Research
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    , 1994).

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