Adam Davidson appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Melissa Block talks to Adam Davidson about growing income inequality at every level of our economy. Davidson has been pouring over data recently released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Some trading firms have found a way to get an advanced peek at crucial economic data before anyone else.
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.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Robert Siegel talks with Adam Davidson from Planet Money team about this week's cluster of positive data on the health of the U.S. housing market. Davidson says the strength of the housing sector is now irrefutable, even though a broader economic recovery is still years away.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Audie Cornish talks with Adam Davidson about the Labor Department's release of the import and export price indexes on Tuesday. The data underscore the difficulty of managing the U.S. economic recovery in the interconnected global economy.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
The Senate Judiciary Committee is beginning work Thursday on a proposal to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. Audie Cornish talks with Adam Davidson of the Planet Money team about what academic research says about the economic impact of immigration.
Friday, May 03, 2013
Melissa Block talks with Adam Davidson about Friday's unemployment report for April and the methodology that underlies it.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Every week, the Department of Labor issues data detailing the number of people who filed for unemployment benefits in the previous week. According to Thursday's report, 385,000 people filed last week, the third weekly increase in a row, and a higher figure than expected. Robert Siegel talks with Adam Davidson about this week's initial claims report. Davidson says the report can help illuminate the vital question of whether the United States has a cyclical or a structural unemployment problem.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Even in good economic times, new jobs are constantly being created and old jobs are constantly being destroyed.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high Tuesday, but only if you look at the Dow in non-inflation-adjusted terms. Adam Davidson of the Planet Money team tells Melissa Block that the Dow is of almost no value as a measure of U.S. economic activity.
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.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Adam Davidson, co-founder and co-host of Planet Money, a co-production of NPR and This American Life, and writer of the weekly "It's the Economy" column for the New York Times Magazine, looks at the economic impact of Hurricane Sandy.
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
A cluster of wholesale stores in Manhattan sell a weird mix cheap stuff to small entrepreneurs from Africa and Latin America.
Friday, September 14, 2012
30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: Adam Davidson and Alex Blumberg of Planet Money and Manoush Zamorodi of WNYC's New Tech City on how government measures can boost the economy and move Americans towards an end of the Great Recession. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Adam Davidson, co-founder of NPR’s Planet Money and contributor to the New York Times Magazine, looks into why the Bronx has been left out of much of the economic boom in New York City. His article “Why Can’t the Bronx Be More Like Brooklyn?” appeared in the July 10 New York Times Magazine.
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Live from WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. Watch live video here.
Founders of Planet Money, Adam Davidson and Alex Blumberg, help break down how we got to this moment of European disunion, and what the future may hold for the Euro.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Watch the live webcast on Wednesday, June 13th at 10am. The Brian Lehrer Show concludes their in-depth series, End of War.
Friday, April 06, 2012
With gas prices on the rise, the cost of fuel is set to become a defining issue of the presidential race. Bob speaks to NPR's Planet Money reporter Adam Davidson about how the media haven't done a good job correcting misconceptions about the president's role in rising fuel costs and how the staggering price of gas doesn't really change consumer behavior.
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Thursday, February 09, 2012
More goods are being produced in American factories that in recent decades, but employment in those same facilities is falling. Adam Davidson, co-founder and co-host of Planet Money, a co-production of NPR and This American Life, discusses the decline of American manufacturing jobs and looks at why the jobs crisis will be so difficult to solve. He's the author of "Making It in America," in the January/February issue of The Atlantic.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
Even the guy in charge of the Dow doesn't check it every day. Yet we're constantly bombarded by news of the Dow's daily movements.