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.
The coronavirus crisis has left many companies with huge budget shortfalls and some have turned to borrowing. There is a new strategy that some companies have adopted to control their debt.
The mobile phone carrier is serious about the color associated with its brand. Now, a legal dispute involving T-Mobile's parent is raising the question: Is it possible to own a color?
The boom that helped make the U.S. the world's largest oil producer could be ending. Oil prices are down amid weak demand, and investors no longer seem willing to write the industry a blank check.
For years even the most predatory student loans have been impossible to default on, but one lawyer has discovered a loophole that makes it possible.