National Economics Correspondent, The New York Times
365体育备用网址Patricia Cohen, a prize-winning reporter and author, is a national economics correspondent for The New York Times. Before joining the business department, she spent several years working in the paper’s Culture section. Cohen previously worked at the Washington Post, Rolling Stone magazine and New York Newsday, where she covered City Hall, the federal courts and politics.
365体育备用网址Cohen joined The Times in 1997 as Ideas Editor to create and launch the Arts & Ideas section, and later oversaw the paper’s theater coverage. She has written extensively about ideas, books and the arts and worked as an investigative reporter in the Culture Department. Most recently she won the Nathaniel Nash Award for excellence in business and economics journalism, and wrote the introduction to a published edition of the new tax bill.
She is the author of “In Our Prime: The Fascinating History and Promising Future of Middle Age” (2012, Scribner).
365体育备用网址She started her journalism career at Newsday and New York Newsday as a member of the editorial board, and then became political editor for New York Newsday. She covered City Hall and the federal courts before becoming the editor of the Sunday opinion section. Before that, she served as political and features editor at both Rolling Stone and the Washington Post.
Cohen attended Cornell University and graduate school at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School.