Alana Semuels is a senior economics correspondent with TIME magazine. She has focused her career on economics and inequality at TIME, The Atlantic, and the Los Angeles Times. She is a four-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, the 2016 recipient of the New York Academy of Medicine's Urban Health Journalism reward, and has won numerous “best in business” awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.