Robert Smith Robert Smith is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money where he reports on how the global economy is affecting our lives.

The Mysterious Missing Trillions In Donald Trump's Tax Plan

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How Venezuela's Economy Collapsed And Led To Political Unrest

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Universal Postal Union Tries To Divvy Up Countries' Stamp Money Fairly

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In The Oil Business, Why Timing Is Everything

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Planet Money Watches Crude Oil Transform Into Gasoline At Refinery

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Planet Money Explores The Value Of Crude Oil

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'Planet Money' Team Heads To Kansas To Get Into The Oil Business

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What Keeps Poor Farmers Poor?

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Before Britain's EU Departure, We Fly To Some European Destinations

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Was It Worth It For Lesotho To Sell Its Water To South Africa?

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When Temporary Toilets Become A Fixture In Poor Communities

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Shoemaker New Balance Challenges Obama On Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Puerto Rico Credit Union Builds Confidence With A New Headquarters

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After 14 Years Of Lawsuits, Argentina Reaches Settlement To Repay Debt

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