Adam Davidson

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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 ...


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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Sandy's Economic Impact

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.

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Rubber Ducks And Cheap Watches: Photos From New York's Junk Economy

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.


Why Can’t the Bronx Be More Like Brooklyn?

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.

Do you want to weigh in on the pros and cons of various New York’s boroughs? Leave a comment or give us a call at 212-433-9692.

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Planet Money Explains the Eurozone Crisis

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.


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The Greene Space

The Brian Lehrer Show Live

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

10:00 AM

Watch the live webcast on Wednesday, June 13th at 10am.  The Brian Lehrer Show concludes their in-depth series, End of War.

Misconceptions about Gas Prices and the Presidency

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.


Errors - Tusk

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Backstory: American Manufacturing

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.

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What Do The Dow's Daily Swings Mean? Not Much.

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.


Creating and Keeping Manufacturing Jobs

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Adam Davidson, co-host of NPR's "Planet Money", discusses his Atlantic cover story, which profiles a plant in South Carolina that may serve as a model for the future of manufacturing and job creation in the U.S.

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Super Committee Countdown: Corporate Tax Rates

Friday, November 11, 2011

Adam Davidson, co-host of Planet Money and new columnist for the New York Times Magazine, discusses the role that corporate taxes play in the deficit negotiations.

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Following Up: Haiti Recovery Economics

Friday, April 02, 2010

International business and economics correspondent for NPR, Adam Davidson, talks about this week's United Nations International Donor Conference for Haiti and discusses his reporting on the economies emerging out of the rubble in Port-au-Prince.

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Friday, April 02, 2010

The international community is committing billions of dollars toward reconstruction in Haiti. NPR’s Adam Davidson discusses the growing skepticism about how effectively that money will be spent and assesses the current state of the economy in Port-au-Prince. Plus, the trouble with patenting DNA; going to college DIY-style; and a preview ...