Jeff Tyler is a reporter for Marketplace’s Los Angeles bureau and reports on issues related to immigration and Latin America. Tyler began his career at Marketplace producing and editing stories and in 2000 his desire to report allowed him to move to the other side of the microphone becoming a foreign correspondent for the program. Tyler admits that working for Marketplace has given him a crash course in world economics. His work has taken him from Argentina and Brazil to Indonesia and Pakistan. A California native, Tyler is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. After college, he worked for a travel guide company, writing a guide for Honduras and editing a travel guide for Mexico.


Features by Jeff Tyler

Back-door defense spending

The Bush Administration is skirting the normal budget process and using "emergency" supplemental spending to fund non-emergency items for the Pentagon. Jeff Tyler looks at the effects.
Posted In: Washington

An invitation for corporate America

As newly-elected officials prepare inaugural celebrations, some businesses see an opportunity to make a big donations with fewer restrictions and less public scrutiny. Jeff Tyler reports.

Checking up on Kyoto

Nine years ago today in Kyoto, Japan, more than 150 countries committed to reduce green house gas emissions. One solution widely touted at the time was a trading system for carbon credits. Jeff Tyler looks at whether it's lived up to expectations.
Posted In: Canada

CEOs cashing out

Microsoft's Bill Gates and Google's Eric Schmidt are among the corporate bigwigs who sold a lot more stock than they bought last month. Is it a vote of low-confidence in the economy? Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Investing in Iraq's oil

Years of sabotage, corruption and neglect have left Iraq's oil industry struggling. Some analysts estimate it needs $20 billion in new investment to get back on track. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Canada

Retail looks for a late comeback

This holiday shopping season has gotten off to a slow start, but some analysts say retailers shouldn't count the consumer out just yet. After all, the calendar's on their side. Jeff Tyler explains.

Forecast: Bankruptcy

A new report suggests we'll see an increase in the number of companies going under in 2007. Jeff Tyler has details on which industries are likely to be hardest hit.
Posted In: Economy

Private spooks for hire

U.S. intelligence agencies are having a hard time grooming enough agents and analysts to cover their post-9/11 needs. So, they're relying more on private contractors. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Washington

YouTube to go?

Verizon is negotiating to deliver videos from the popular YouTube site directly to your cell phone. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Science

Google takes advertising offline

Could Google actually rescue the struggling newspaper industry? The search giant is testing a new service that would put its online advertisers in print. Jeff Tyler reports.


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