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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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A view of the Trump Park Avenue building in New York. President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman, and many questions are being raised about the ethics of these deals. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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When Is A Deal Just A Deal? When Trump Sells A Property, It's Not Always Clear

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A Trump rally in held in New York City on March 4. The issue of conflicts of interest doesn't seem to be registering much among President Trump's supporters. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Among Trump Supporters, Conflicts Of Interest Aren't A Top Concern

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President Trump listens during a meeting on health care at the White House on Monday. Trump's 2005 tax returns, which were revealed Tuesday, suggest he paid about $38 million in federal taxes that year. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Photo of a blank federal income tax return. The White House confirmed an MSNBC report Tuesday that President Trump paid $38 million in federal taxes in 2005. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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The Trump Grill at Trump Tower in New York City in December. Now that Donald Trump is president, online reviews of his hotels, restaurants and other properties have become much more politicized. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Falling Stars: Negative Yelp Reviews Target Trump Restaurants, Hotels

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Trump Denies Links To Russian-American Businessman

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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde (from left), Jose Ugaz of Transparency International, Daria Kaleniuk of the Anti-Corruption Action Center, and Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg participate in a panel discussion at the Anti-Corruption Summit in London in May 2016. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Trump's Conflicts Could Undercut Global Efforts To Fight Corruption, Critics Say

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The government ethics office says it has reason to believe disciplinary action is warranted against senior Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway for inappropriate comments on TV. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Conway Should Be Investigated For Plugging Ivanka Trump Products, Ethics Agency Says

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Trump's Presidency Takes Toll On His Daughter's Brand

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The Week Of Blurred Lines Between President Trump And Businessman Trump

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A worker cleaned the windows of the Ivanka Trump Collection in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York last month. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Kellyanne Conway Tells Americans To Buy Ivanka Trump's Products

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A floor of office space in Trump Tower, where President Trump lives with his family in a penthouse apartment, can rent for as much as $1.5 million a year. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Pentagon's Interest In Leasing Trump Tower Space Presents Conflict

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