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Daniel Franklin

Executive Editor, The Economist

Daniel Franklin is Executive Editor and Business Affairs Editor of The Economist. He also edits The Economist’s annual publication on the year ahead, The World in..., and is the co-editor of “Megachange: The World in 2050”, published by The Economist in March 2012.

Why Now is a Good Time to Be Thinking About 2050

"Never prophesy, especially about the future." That nicely captures the perils of predictions - so nicely, indeed, that the saying or a version of it has been credited to numerous people, from the movie mogul Sam Goldwyn to baseball's Yogi Berra.
27/03/2012 22:47 BST