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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 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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Protesters take part in the Tax March in New York on April 15 calling on President Trump to release his tax returns. Kena Bentacur/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Trump's Taxes Would Not Show About His Finances

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President Trump arrives at Palm Beach International Airport in Florida on Air Force One to spend Easter weekend at Mar-a-Lago resort on Thursday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Travel Costs Add Up, Setting Him On Path To Outspend Obama

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Trump Organization Says It Is Closing Its Modeling Agency

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Trump Organization Shuts Down Modeling Agency After Boycott

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Trump Advisers Under Scrutiny In Russia Investigations

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Jared Kushner To Answer Questions About Meeting With Russian Bank Officials

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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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