Zoe Chace appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
It might be up to the government to decide whether foreign workers are the most qualified applicants for for jobs at private companies.
Sunday, May 05, 2013
Planet Money's Zoe Chace reports that the immigration overhaul bill proposes doubling the number of skilled-worker visas available to companies that want to hire foreign workers. But the application process is a challenge in itself. (This piece initially aired May 2, 2013, on Morning Edition.)
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Much of the focus on the immigration overhaul bill has been on what to do about the millions of people working illegally in the U.S. But things might change for a smaller subset of immigrant workers. The bill proposes doubling the number of skilled worker visas available to companies that want to hire foreign workers.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Candy makers and sugar farmers have been fighting for years in Congress. The sugar farmers are winning.
Friday, April 12, 2013
It wasn't insurance or federal relief that brought Coney Island back to life. It was something much smaller and closer to home.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
The demand from American companies for highly skilled immigrants seems to be up this year. And that could mean something is about to change for the overall economy.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
When you add up all the country's banks, they don't even match the 30th largest bank in the U.S. But people all over the world have good reason to be freaked out over what's happened there this week.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Two months ago, the popular political blogger left the comfortable world of big media and struck out on his own. His bold new plan: Ask readers to pay to subscribe to his blog.
Friday, March 01, 2013
JC Penney's new CEO came in with a bold strategy: No more sales or coupons. It didn't work.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Retail sales fell in October, largely because of the storm. To get a sense of the small picture — messier, more ambiguous — I visited three small businesses on one hard-hit street.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Right now is a perfect moment for a liquidator. The economy is bad enough that big companies are going out of business, but good enough that customers will come and buy the stuff that's for sale.