Darius Rafieyan Darius Rafieyan is a producer of The Indicator from Planet Money.
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Darius Rafieyan

Darius Rafieyan

Producer, The Indicator from Planet Money

Darius Rafieyan joined NPR in 2017 as the founding producer of The Indicator from Planet Money. He has produced stories about infectious disease outbreaks, the world's greatest air salesman, and the economics of Tinder.

Before joining NPR, he was a producer at Bloomberg and Al Jazeera English. Rafieyan also reported from Iran for The Guardian's Tehran Bureau blog. He is a graduate of New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

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Why We Need Black-Owned Banks

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Planet Money Indicator: Corporate Debt During The Pandemic

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The Market For Student Loans

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Liar Loans

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The Business Of Antibody Tests

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Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Ellis Cheever and Kate Winslet as Dr. Erin Mears in the thriller Contagion. Winslet's character was modeled on CDC epidemiologist Dr. Anne Schuchat. Claudette Barius/Warner Bro. Pictures hide caption

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Disease Detectives

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The El Capitan monolith in Yosemite National Park. Climber Alex Honnold scaled the rock formation in under four hours with nearly no equipment, as seen in the 2018 documentary Free Solo. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Economic Lessons Of A Free Solo Climb

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The Rise And Fall (And Rise?) Of NASCAR

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As Solar Energy's Price Has Dropped, More Companies Get Onboard

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Solar panels on a roof of one of the largest apartment complexes in New York City, installed by private equity firm The Blackstone Group. Darius Rafieyan /NPR hide caption

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Why Cheap Solar Could Save the World

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Betting On The Oscars

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American Dynamism In Decline

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The Economic Impact Of An Infectious Disease

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