Adam Davidson is a staff writer at The New Yorker
, covering business, technology, and economics. Previously, he was the On Money columnist and a contributing writer for the Times Magazine. He also co-founded and co-hosted NPR’s “Planet Money,” after serving as the international business and economics correspondent.
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.”