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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, D.C.

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Multinational Companies Reliant On Chinese Goods Disrupted By New Coronavirus

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Tart Cherry Trees Are Being Undercut. Some Suspect Lies Are Being Told

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Fed Nominee Judy Shelton Faces Intense Questioning In Senate Committee

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Tariffs On Nails Seek To Remedy Issues Caused By Earlier Tariffs

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Unusually warm weather contributed to a surge in construction last month, with 44,000 jobs added. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Hiring Picks Up As Employers Add 225,000 Jobs In January

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The New Coronavirus Is Affecting Chinese Factories — And The Global Supply Chain

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Coronavirus Scare Shutters Chinese Factories — But Factor In Chinese Shoppers Too

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Worries About The Economic Contagion Of The Coronavirus

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The Potential Global Economic Impact Of The Wuhan Coronavirus

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Trump Goes To Davos To Boast About U.S. Economy, But Avoids Climate Change

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Containers are stacked at the port in Qingdao, in China's eastern Shandong province. A new trade deal dictates that China buy more from the U.S., but that has other trading partners worried. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Does The China Trade Deal Move The World Away From Free Trade?

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Trade Deals Offer Trump Fodder To Tout On Trail

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U.S. Financial Services Industry Emerges As A Winner Of U.S.-China Trade Deal

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