Adam Davidson

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The Link Between College Tuition and Nightclub Bottle Service

Friday, September 18, 2015

Adam Davidson, the co-founder of NPR's Planet Money, explains how the price of college is determined in much the same way as a bar tab in a club.

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Future U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Will Require More Brain Than Brawn

Friday, November 07, 2014

The face of manufacturing has changed. In the future, the pool of workers is expected to be smaller. And if workers want to succeed, they'll need continuous improvement with on-the-job education.


25 Years in 25 Days (2007): The Giant Pool of Money Overflows

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Adam Davidson, co-founder of the podcast Planet Money and contributor to The New York Times Magazine, discusses--in plain English--the Great Recession of 2007 and its aftermath.

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Director Danny Boyle; Omar Sosa Gets 'Kind Of Blue'; Adam Davidson On Ticket Scalping

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

In this episode: Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle talks about an unseen character from most of his films, the soundtrack. Boyle tells Soundcheck about handpicking music for Trainspotting, 28 Days Later, and most recently, his high-tech heist noir Trance.

Grammy-nominated composer and pianist Omar Sosa was inspired by Miles Davis' Kind Of Blue for his new record. Hear Sosa play songs from Eggun, which carries the spirit of Davis, live in the Soundcheck studio. 

And Planet Money's Adam Davidson explains why even with ticket scalping concert ticket prices are just too low. 


Unemployment Claims Drop To Pre-Recession Levels

Thursday, August 22, 2013


Despite The Buzz, Local Food Has A Small Economic Impact

Tuesday, July 30, 2013


A New York Without Rent Regulation?

Monday, July 29, 2013

What would happen if New York did away with rent regulation? NPR Planet Money co-founder and New York Times contributor Adam Davidson discusses possible alternatives. 

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Dollar-Euro Exchange Rate Can Reveal Pulse Of Global Economy

Tuesday, July 09, 2013


New Study Shows Brits Do American Dream Better Than U.S.

Wednesday, July 03, 2013


New Data Shows Wide Income Gap Within Some Professions

Tuesday, June 18, 2013


Companies Paying To Get Ahead With Economic Indicators

Thursday, June 13, 2013


It’s The Economy Of Ticket Scalping, Stupid!

Monday, June 10, 2013

Adam Davidson, of NPR’s Planet Money podcast, explains why economists are finding that ticket prices for concerts are often much too low.  

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Housing Market Recovers Though Economy Lags Behind

Friday, May 24, 2013


U.S. Battling Other Countries To Be Cheapest Source Of Goods

Tuesday, May 14, 2013


Immigrants Tend To Complement, Not Replace American Jobs

Wednesday, May 08, 2013


Jobs Report Better Than Expected, But Still Not That Great

Friday, May 03, 2013


Structural Or Cyclical? The Type Of Unemployment Matters

Thursday, April 04, 2013


4.2 Million Americans Were Hired In January (And 4.1 Million Quit Or Got Fired)

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

One jobs number gets all the attention: The number of jobs lost or gained in the previous month.

That number is important. But focusing too much on the net change in jobs can be misleading. It gives the impression that a job is like a widget — it's something that ...


Dow's 'Record Highs' Misleading Without Including Inflation

Wednesday, March 06, 2013


Adam Davidson Tackles the Economy

Monday, February 25, 2013

Adam Davidson, co-founder and co-host of Planet Money, a co-production of NPR and This American Life, and author of the weekly "It's the Economy" column for the New York Times Magazine, talks about current economic issues—whether illegal immigrants really hurt the economy, what would happen if economists controlled the borders, the connection between money and happiness, and waning power of union, the debate over raising the minimum wage, sequestration, and more.

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