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Jim Zarroli

Reporter, Business, New York

Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.

He covers economics and business news including fiscal policy, the Federal Reserve, the job market and taxes

Over the years, he's reported on recessions and booms, crashes and rallies, and a long string of tax dodgers, insider traders and Ponzi schemers. He's been heavily involved in the coverage of the European debt crisis and the bank bailouts in the United States.

Prior to moving into his current role, Zarroli served as a New York-based general assignment reporter for NPR News. While in this position he covered the United Nations during the first Gulf War. Zarroli added to NPR's coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the London transit bombings and the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Before joining the NPR in 1996, Zarroli worked for the Pittsburgh Press and wrote for various print publications.

Zarroli graduated from Pennsylvania State University.

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Poll: Trump Needs To Choose Between Presidency And His Business

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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi leaves a Catholic hospice in Cesano Boscone on May 9, 2014, after serving his first day of community service for tax fraud. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When It Comes To Wealthy Leaders, World Abounds With Cautionary Tales

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Trump Says He Will Leave Business To Fully Focus On Presidency

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President-Elect Trump Continues To Blur Line Between Business And Politics

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Several pending lawsuits could distract Donald Trump after he takes office, analysts say. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Has Faced Many Lawsuits. Will Litigation Influence His Presidency?

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JPMorgan Chase Agrees To Pay $264 Million In Chinese Bribery Scheme

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Critics See Legal, Political Risks If Trump Keeps Ties To His Businesses

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Trump Won Their Vote. Now They Want Him To Meet Expectations

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Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event March 21 at the Old Post Office Pavilion, now a Trump International Hotel, in Washington, D.C. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump's Businesses Pose New Conflict Of Interest Questions

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