Jacob Goldstein

Correspondent and Co-Host, Planet Money

Jacob Goldstein is an NPR correspondent and co-host of the Planet Money podcast.

Jacob's interest in technology and the changing nature of work has led him to stories on UPS, the Luddites, and the history of light. His aversion to paying retail has led him to stories on Costco, Spirit Airlines, and index funds.

He also contributed to the Planet Money T-shirt and oil projects, and to an episode of This American Life that asked: What is money? Ira Glass called it "the most stoner question" ever posed on the show.

Before coming to NPR, Jacob was a staff writer at the Wall Street Journal, the Miami Herald, and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. He has also written for the New York Times Magazine. He has a bachelor's degree in English from Stanford and a master's in journalism from Columbia.

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Episode 772: Small Change

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Episode 762: The Fine Print

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Episode 761: The Bank War

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An All-You-Can-Eat Buffet: Bald Eagles Prey On Farmer's Chickens

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2008 Bank Bailout Chief Has A Plan To Prevent The Need For Another One

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How The Idea Of Free Trade As A Way To World Peace Gained Traction

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Who Sets The Price Of Oil? Wall Street Speculators?

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Federal Court Blocks Challenge To Social Cost Of Carbon

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