Yuki Noguchi
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Yuki Noguchi

Correspondent, Business Desk

Yuki Noguchi is a correspondent on the Business Desk based out of NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C. Since joining NPR in 2008, she's covered business and economic news, and has a special interest in workplace issues — everything from abusive working environments, to the idiosyncratic cubicle culture. In recent years she has covered the housing market meltdown, unemployment during the Great Recession, and covered the aftermath of the tsunami in Japan in 2011. As in her personal life, however, her coverage interests are wide-ranging, and have included things like entomophagy and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Prior to joining NPR, Yuki started her career as a reporter for The Washington Post. She reported on stories mostly about business and technology, and later became an editor.

Yuki grew up with a younger brother speaking her parents' native Japanese at home. She has a degree in history from Yale.

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Steven Mnuchin testifies before Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill on Thursday, for his nomination to be secretary of the Treasury in the Trump administration. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee Faces Critics On Both Sides Of The Aisle

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States Create A Patchwork Of Regulations For Employers To Follow

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President-elect Donald Trump tours the Carrier Corp. in Indianapolis following the company's announcement it would keep hundreds of manufacturing jobs in the United States rather than move them to Mexico. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Manufacturers Brace For Trump's Next Trade Targets

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Wages Are Increasing, But What's Behind It?

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AT&T CEO Defends Time Warner Deal Before Senate Antitrust Panel

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High on President-elect Donald Trump's list of activities for his first 100 days is a hiring freeze on all civilian federal jobs that aren't in public safety. Tom Thai/Flickr hide caption

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Trump Wants A Federal Hiring Freeze, But It May Not Save Money

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Workers Wait To See If Trump White House Reverses Overtime Pay Rule

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Stock Markets Remain Surprisingly Stable In Wake Of Trump Victory

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Voters cast their ballots during the presidential primary in New York City on April 19. Twenty-three states require employers to offer some form of paid leave to vote. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Several States, Some Employers Help Workers Make Time To Vote

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A worker uses a blowtorch on an interchange bridge in Englewood, Colo., on Aug. 25. Construction workers for infrastructure projects around the country are in short supply. Seth McConnell/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Agreeing On More Money For Roads, Bridges May Be Easier Than Finding Workers

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