Speaker Profile

Adam Davidson
Co-founder / NPR’s Planet Money and Columnist / The New York Times Magazine

Adam Davidson is the economics writer and On Money columnist for the New York Times Magazine. He has been with the New York Times since 2011 and has written about many of the key economic issues of our time. He has focused much of his work on the future of the U.S. and global economies in a time of change and volatility. Mr. Davidson is also the co-founder of NPR’s Planet Money. His work at NPR received major broadcast journalism awards, including Peabody, Polk, and DuPont-Columbia. He co-hosts a podcast, Surprisingly Awesome, with the writer and director of The Big Short, Adam McKay. He is also a frequent contributor to This American Life.