Yuki Noguchi Yuki Noguchi is a correspondent on the Business Desk based out of NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C.
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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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Skeptics Question Philip Morris Pledge To Give Up Cigarettes

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Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles last month. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Compliment Or Come-On? Confusion Over How To Define Sexual Harassment

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Office holiday functions do serve a legitimate business purpose: They can boost morale and reward workers for jobs well done. mediaphotos/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Holiday Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang The Mistletoe

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Younger workers today expect the power dynamic at work to be more egalitarian, with less top-down management. And that is changing the dynamic for all workers. andresr/Getty Images hide caption

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Are There Generational Differences When It Comes To Sexual Harassment At Work?

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Construction workers at a site in Miami. Thousands of construction workers in the U.S. face the elimination of their temporary protected status and the prospect of deportation. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Ending Temporary Protection For Foreign Workers Could Hurt U.S. Rebuilding Efforts

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Victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual abuse and their supporters protest during a #MeToo march in Hollywood, Calif., on Nov. 12. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sexual Harassment Cases Often Rejected By Courts

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Former Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson came forward and accused her boss, the late Roger Ailes, of sexual harassment. She did so in spite of a clause in her employment agreement requiring her to resolve workplace complaints through private arbitration. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune hide caption

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Supreme Court Ruling Could Limit Workplace Harassment Claims, Advocates Say

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A group gathered outside the Manhattan District Attorney's office on Oct. 13 protests the DA's decision not to prosecute Harvey Weinstein in connection with a 2015 incident involving a model. Andres Kudacki/AP hide caption

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Victims Of Sexual Harassment Speak Up, But Legal Fears Can Inhibit Them

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In its report on harassment last year, the EEOC admitted, flat out, that the last three decades of sexual harassment training haven't worked. F64/Getty Images hide caption

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Trainers, Lawyers Say Sexual Harassment Training Fails

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Most employers have policies on reporting sexual harassment, and human resources officials are required to investigate those claims. But those filing the complaints can face obstacles, experts say. Shannon Fagan/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvey Weinstein Case Highlights Pitfalls Of Workplace Harassment Claims

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Prohibitions on collective arbitration are the focus of three cases heard by the Supreme Court this week. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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No Class Action: Supreme Court Weighs Whether Workers Must Face Arbitrations Alone

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People gather around a speaker during a lunchtime seminar at a WeWork co-working space in Washington, D.C. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Co-Working Spaces Are Redefining What It Means To Go To The Office

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The opioid industry expanded in the 1990s in response to the medical community's push to better treat pain and chronic pain with drugs such as oxycodone. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, who plans to sue Equifax, called the breach "the most brazen failure to protect consumer data we have ever seen." bernie_photo/iStock hide caption

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After Equifax Hack, Consumers Are On Their Own. Here Are 6 Tips To Protect Your Data

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A person visits a Miami store that doesn't have electricity on Tuesday. Much of Florida was without power two days after Hurricane Irma battered the state. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Florida Businesses Struggle To Reopen Without Power After Irma

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