Adam
Davidson

Journalist

Adam writes about: Business, Economics

Photo Credit: Michael Lionstar

Adam Davidson is the cofounder of NPR’s Planet Money podcast and a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he covers economics and business. Previously, he was the On Money columnist and a contributing writer for the Times Magazine. He has been a frequent contributor to This American Life, including co-reporting the episode “The Giant Pool of Money,” which received a Peabody Award, a DuPont-Columbia Award, and a Polk Award, and was named one of the top works of journalism of the decade by New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Harper’s, GQ, Rolling Stone, and other publications. He has also served as a technical consultant to Adam McKay, the co-writer and director of the Academy Award-winning film The Big Short.

His first book is The Passion Economy: The New Rules for Thriving in the Twenty-First Century, a refreshingly optimistic take on our economic future.

Once you put your passions and abilities together with the right kind of customers, you’ll be amazed by how easy it can be to carve out a profitable niche in this economy.

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