Adrian Ma is a reporter covering business, work, and the economy for WCPN/ideastream and Marketplace. He's explored how a small Ohio dairy became a Japanese retail giant, why the Chinese are investing in Cleveland softball, and why shady housing contracts made a comeback after the housing bubble burst. Previously, he was a producer at WNYC News. His work has also aired on NPR's Planet Money. In 2017, the Association of Independents in Radio named him a New Voices Scholar, an honor highlighting emerging talent in public media. Some years ago, he worked in a ramen shop.