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. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Harper’s, GQ, Rolling Stone, and other publications, and he has given a TED Talk entitled "What We Learned From Teetering on the Fiscal Cliff".