Adam Davidson

Adam Davidson appears in the following:

A Giant Pool of... Non-Fungible Tokens?

Friday, February 18, 2022

What we do, and don't, understand about the growing world of blockchain technology.  

Economics in the Time of Corona

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

As the specter of large scale quarantines loom, how will that lost income (and the price of oil) affect the markets, and the broader economy?

Your 21st Century Job

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Adam Davidson argues that all the same things that terrify economists – global trade, out sourcing, mass production, and AI – are actually good for workers.

So What Trump Investigations Could Be Coming?

Thursday, November 08, 2018

We talk with The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson, The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold, and McClatchy’s Anita Kumar about the midterms and future investigations by Democrats.

For Our 10th Anniversary, Episode #1

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

In honor of our 10th anniversary, we revisit our very first episode.


This Week in Trump World: 'Rough and Getting Rougher'

Friday, July 27, 2018

WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and The New Yorker's Adam Davidson talk about the Michael Cohen tapes and preview Paul Manafort's trial, which is scheduled to start next week.

The 'King of Debt' Bought in All Cash. Why?

Friday, May 11, 2018

Donald Trump once boasted he makes deals with other people's money. But a new report shows his company made a slew of all-cash deals in the run-up to the presidential election.


Episode 286: Libertarian Summer Camp

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

We visited a libertarian summer paradise. What we found: People paying in gold. Exotic bacon dishes. A nine-year-old selling alcohol.


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. 


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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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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