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Darian Woods

Reporter/Producer, The Indicator from Planet Money

Darian Woods is a reporter and producer for The Indicator from Planet Money. He blends economics, journalism, and an ear for audio to tell stories that explain the global economy. He's reported on the time the world got together and solved a climate crisis, vaccine intellectual property explained through cake baking, and how Kit Kat bars reveal hidden economic forces.

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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Indicators-giving! How Much Does Thanksgiving Cost This Year?

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Ticket scalpers: The real ticket masters

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Jeromonomics 2.0

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An exuberant bid for the Constitution

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You might go easy on Adele — the fragile vinyl record supply chain isn't her fault

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Toyota Camry, supply-chain hero

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Indicators of the Week: Broadband, bonds, and break-ups

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Global food, local sauces

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How debt can affect our decision making

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Can the Fed help solve climate change?

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Revisiting the ABLE Act

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Squid Game: Debt, Decisions, and the Paradox of Thrift

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Two Indicators: Congressional game theory and the debt ceiling

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Indicators of the Week: IPOs, ETFs, GHGs

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