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Dec 19, 2019

What makes a worker “skilled”?

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Plus: the economics of tangerine season, chat bots that can "yes and" and a conversation with Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari.

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I've always wondered...

What's with those little seedless holiday tangerines?

by Mitchell Hartman Dec 19, 2019
How an expensive specialty fruit for the holidays turn into a ubiquitous discount grocery staple year-round.
Are these tangerines? Or clementines? Or mandarins?
Georges Gobet/AFP via Getty Images

Companies say they want more skilled workers. What's a "skilled worker?"

by Nova Safo Dec 19, 2019
Well, it depends on what sort of job is looking for them.
Woodworkers fall into the skilled workers category.
Romain Lafabregue/AFP via Getty Images

"We recognize it when we make a mistake, and we adjust" — Minneapolis Fed president

by Kai Ryssdal and Sean McHenry Dec 19, 2019
The central bank made a policy U-turn in 2019, cutting interest rates. Neel Kashkari says that's a good thing.
Neel Kashkari testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs in 2008.
Joshua Roberts/Getty Images

Machines need to be funny if they want to sell us stuff

by Stephanie Hughes Dec 19, 2019
Tech companies are hiring entertainers to make their chatbots nimble and witty.
The Quartz chatbot is displayed on a cellphone above streams of binary code in this photo illustration.
Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images
Trade showdown

These are the states benefiting the most from the $28 billion farm bailout

by Janet Nguyen and Daisy Palacios Dec 12, 2019
A government program has given billions in subsidies to farmers affected by the U.S.-China trade war.
A view of a combine being used to harvest soybeans in a field at a farm in Iowa.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
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