Darian Woods Darian Woods is a producer for Planet Money. He blends economics, journalism, and an ear for audio to tell stories that explain the global economy.
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Darian Woods

Darian Woods

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Darian Woods is a producer for Planet Money. He blends economics, journalism, and an ear for audio to tell stories that explain the global economy. He's reported on why Australia avoided a recession longer than any other country, how Jamaica used music to fight inflation, and where the United States' two percent inflation target came from.

Before NPR, Woods worked as an adviser to the Secretary of the New Zealand Treasury. He has an honors degree in economics from the University of Canterbury and a Master of Public Policy from UC Berkeley.

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A protester in Brooklyn with a face mask saying Defund Police, June 7 2020. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Money And Justice

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Where'd The Money Go, And Other Questions

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February 8, 2020, Wellington, New Zealand: Mavis Mullins, Chairperson Rangitāne O Tamaki nui a Rua, speaking at the Pūkaha return ceremony. New Zealand Office Of The Governor-General hide caption

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Reparations In New Zealand

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You Asked For A Food Show

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The World's Identity Crisis

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World Bank Contest Aims To Help People Who Lack Proof Of Identification

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How Jamaica Found A Creative Solution To An Age-Old Problem For Central Bankers

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