Stacey Vanek Smith Stacey Vanek Smith is a reporter for Planet Money, where she covers business and economics.

Stacey Vanek Smith

Reporter, Planet Money

Stacey Vanek Smith is a reporter for Planet Money, where she covers business and economics. Stacey came to NPR from Marketplace, where she was a correspondent and fill-in host, most recently in Marketplace's New York bureau.

While at Marketplace, Stacey was part of a collaboration with The New York Times, where she explored the relationship between money and marriage. She was also part of Marketplace's live shows, where she produced a series of pieces on getting her data mined.

Stacey is a native of Idaho and grew up working on her parents' cattle ranch. She is a graduate of Princeton University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in comparative literature and creative writing. She also holds a master's in broadcast journalism from Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn.

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Charlottesville: Reflecting On And Dissecting What Happened

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'Words You'll Hear': Trump Administration To Talk NAFTA Renegotiation

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Christian Picciolini, founder of the group Life After Hate, poses for a photograph outside his Chicago home. Picciolini, a former skinhead, is an activist combatting what many see as a surge in white nationalism across the United States. Teresa Crawford/AP hide caption

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A Reformed White Nationalist Speaks Out On Charlottesville

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Rural Trump Supporters Back His Comments On Charlottesville

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Alabama Voters Go To Polls To Fill Seat Left Vacant By Jeff Sessions

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A Deadly Aftermath Of Kenya's Election

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White Supremacist Rally In Virginia Turns Violent

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Reactions Out Of China And Guam Over Exchanges Between U.S. And North Korea

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Trump Speaks Out Against Violence In Charlottesville

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Despite The Drama, Much Of The Federal Budget Remains Stable Each Year

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Planet Money: On Why India Made Most Of Its Money Worthless

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Amid Panic Over Worthless Cash, Some In India See Opportunity

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Evaluating India's Radical Experiment In Eliminating High-Value Currency

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