Adam Davidson
Adam Davidson

Adam Davidson is co-founder and co-host of Planet Money. He also writes the weekly "It's the Economy" column for the New York Times Magazine.

Working
May 18 2015 6:28 PMThe “How Does a Host of Working Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked the show’s first host, David Plotz, about his career. 
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May 13 2015 12:09 PMThe “How Does a Child-Abuse Detective Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked Portland, Oregon, police detective Erica Hurley about her workday.
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May 5 2015 11:26 AMThe “How Does a Home-Birth Midwife Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked Karen Jefferson about her workday.
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May 3 2015 2:05 AMThe “How Does a Stand-Up Comedian Work?” Edition Slate’s podcast about work explores how a stand-up comedian makes it in New York City.
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April 20 2015 5:34 PMThe “How Does a New Orleans Musician Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked singer-songwriter Sarah Quintana about her workday.
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April 13 2015 5:15 PMThe “How Does a Family Business Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked a mother-and-son duo about making neckerchews and potty seats.
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April 6 2015 12:17 PMThe “How Does a Customs Broker Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked Larry Lieberman about his workday.
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March 30 2015 11:32 AMThe “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” TranscriptWhat’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
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March 24 2015 3:36 PMThe “How Does a Bail Bondsman Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked Ira Judelson in Episode 2 of Season 2 of Slate’s Working podcast.
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March 16 2015 5:22 PMThe “How Does Adam McKay Work?” TranscriptRead what Adam Davidson asked a Hollywood director in Episode 1 of Season 2 of Slate’s Working podcast.
TV Club
June 18 2014 1:28 PMRead About the Economics of Orange Is the New BlackIn Conversation 1 of Willa Paskin’s Slate Plus podcast series on Season 2, she chats with NPR’s Adam Davidson. Here’s the transcript of their conversation. 
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May 17 2015 2:05 AMThe “How Does a Host of Working Work?” EditionFor this season’s finale, the hosts of our podcast about what people do all day discuss their own day jobs.
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May 11 2015 8:42 AMThe “How Does a Child-Abuse Detective Work?” EditionDetective Erica Hurley of the Portland Police Bureau investigates the physical and sexual abuse of children.
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May 4 2015 11:26 AMThe “How Does a Stand-Up Comedian Work?” Bonus SegmentWatch Brooke Van Poppelen perform at Brooklyn’s Bell House and read a transcript of her interview with Slate’s Working podcast.
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April 26 2015 2:01 AMHow Does a Home-Birth Midwife Work?
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April 19 2015 2:00 AMThe “How Does a New Orleans Musician Work?” EditionSinger, songwriter, and guitarist Sarah Quintana talks about what it takes to make in one of the richest music scenes in the world. 
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April 13 2015 11:04 AMThe “How Does a Family Business Work?” EditionMonica Kalozdi and her son, Kicker, explain how they manufacture everything from diaper bags to jewelry boxes while still maintaining Sunday night dinners. 
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April 5 2015 2:05 AMThe Guy Who Helps Shrimp Clear Customs
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March 29 2015 2:42 PMThe “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” EditionThe assistant secretary-general for field support explains what it’s like to work behind a desk in New York and in crisis situations around the world.
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March 23 2015 11:20 AMThe “How Does a Bail Bondsman Work?” EditionA self-described “bank for people that get incarcerated” explains how he assesses risk among celebrities, immigrants, and others who ask for his help.
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March 16 2015 10:19 AMThe “How Does Adam McKay Work?” EditionThe writer, director, and producer talks to host Adam Davidson about collaborating with Will Ferrell, co-founding Funny or Die, and three different daily routines.
TV Club
June 18 2014 1:26 PMThe Economics of Orange Is the New BlackIn Conversation 1 of Willa Paskin’s Slate Plus podcast series on Season 2, she chats with NPR’s Adam Davidson. 
  Slate Plus
Dear Prudence
July 29 2015 2:41 PM “If You’ve Got a Good Solution, I’m Going to Steal It for a Future Answer.” Dear Prudence and The Gist follow up with “Creeped Out,” a letter writer with an unfriendly co-worker.