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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Economists Take Cues From Speed Dating With Job Search System

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Economists have a yearly job market that works a little bit like speed dating. Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Episode 769: Speed Dating For Economists

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English economist John Maynard Keynes attends the United Nations International Monetary and Financial Conference at the Mount Washington Hotel in New Hampshire. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Tabs from Tigin Irish Pub in New York's JFK Airport. Irish Pub Company hide caption

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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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There are tax collectors all over the globe are finding ways to get people to pay. aluxum/Getty Images hide caption

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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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