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

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Episode 764: Pub In A Box

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The Mastermind Behind The International Irish Pub

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Episode 531: The Tough, The Sweet, The Nosy

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Bees Travel Cross Country For The California Almond Harvest

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Trump's Possible 'Border Adjustment Tax,' Explained

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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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