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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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The FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Headquarters is aging and obsolete, and officials want to replace it with a more modern structure in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Real Estate Firm With Ties To Trump May Build The New FBI Headquarters

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Back when commercial lenders were eager to do business with him, Donald Trump briefly operated an airline. In this 1989 picture, Trump attends a ribbon-cutting for the venture at Boston's Logan International Airport. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Trump May Have A Lot Of Money, But Documents Show He Owes A Lot, Too

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Trump's Financial Documents Reveal Hundreds Of Millions Owed To Lenders

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Trump's Financial Disclosure Forms Are Released

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Businessman Oleg Deripaska (left) greets Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit to a factory in Russia's Nizhny Novgorod region in September 2014. Mikhail Klimentyev/AP hide caption

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Russia Probe: Investigators Want To Know More About Oleg Deripaska

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Chinese Labor Conditions Threaten Value Of Ivanka Trump's Brand

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Robert Mercer Is A Force To Be Reckoned With In Finance And Conservative Politics

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The Reclusive Hedge Fund Billionaire Behind Trump's Campaign

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The Chrysler Building is reflected in the side of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The hotel on East 42nd Street was Donald Trump's first major development project. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Trump Built His Real Estate Empire, Tax Breaks Played A Pivotal Role

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The now-closed Trump Taj Mahal casino resort in Atlantic City, N.J., was repeatedly cited by federal officials for having inadequate money-laundering controls. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Looking Into Trump Campaign's Russia Ties, Investigators Follow The Money

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FBI Investigates Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort's Ties To Russia

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