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Scott Horsley 2010
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Scott Horsley

Chief Economics Correspondent

Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.

Horsley spent a decade on the White House beat, covering both the Trump and Obama administrations. Before that, he was a San Diego-based business reporter for NPR, covering fast food, gasoline prices, and the California electricity crunch of 2000. He also reported from the Pentagon during the early phases of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Before joining NPR in 2001, Horsley worked for NPR Member stations in San Diego and Tampa, as well as commercial radio stations in Boston and Concord, New Hampshire. Horsley began his professional career as a production assistant for NPR's Morning Edition.

Horsley earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and an MBA from San Diego State University. He lives in Washington, DC, with his dog, Rosie.

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More Signs Point To An Economic Slowdown In The U.S.

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Boeing Faces New Regulatory Scrutiny

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Major U.S. stock indexes fell Friday as short-term Treasury yields exceeded those on long-term bonds, in what some analysts consider a sign that a recession may be coming. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Feb. 26. "It may be some time before the outlook for jobs and inflation calls clearly for a change in policy," he said Wednesday. Kevin Wolf/AP hide caption

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Alan Krueger, a Princeton University economist and chairman of former President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, specialized in workforce economics. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ex-White House Economist Alan Krueger Dies; Saw Lessons For Economy In Rock Music

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President Trump shows the executive veto of the national emergency resolution in the Oval Office of the White House Friday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort To Limit Border Wall Funding

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Federal Government Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8 Jets As Investigation Continues

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The House Budget Committee displays copies of President Trump's new budget proposal on Capitol Hill on Monday morning. Presidential budget proposals are typically political documents, with Congress taking the lead to set federal spending levels. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Seeks More Border Wall Funding In New Budget

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What's In Store For Future Negotiations Between The U.S. And North Korea

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News Brief: No Deal With North Korea, What We Learned From Michael Cohen

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