Robert Smith is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money where he reports on how the global economy is affecting our lives.
Teachers made a deal with the Department of Education. They kept their end of the bargain. Why didn't the government?
Accidentally sending $1,500 to a stranger on Venmo reveals just how hard it is to get your money back in the new economy.
Three stories: A tire-booting vigilante, a surge price conspiracy, and the civil rights fight over parking tickets.
The economic recovery turns 10 this month. Don't get too comfortable. There's plenty to be worried about.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Dec 31st, 1967
Location
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Episode Count
522
Podcast Count
14
Total Airtime
1 week, 14 hours