Jim Zarroli Jim Zarroli is a business reporter for NPR News, based at NPR's New York bureau.
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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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Turkey's President Calls For A Boycott Of American Electronic Products

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Deb Eisenhawer assembles a switch for a washing machine at a Whirlpool plant in Clyde, Ohio. The company's CEO says steel costs have reached "unexplainable levels." Aaron Josefczyk/Reuters hide caption

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From Mills To Manufacturers, Steel Tariffs Produce Winners And Losers

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The Trump administration threatened to raise proposed tariffs on Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent, escalating U.S. trade tensions with Beijing. Brian Snyder/Reuters hide caption

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Trump Administration Threatens Even Higher Tariffs On China

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Workers weld drawers on the assembly line at the Metal Box International toolbox factory in Franklin Park, Ill. Many analysts estimate that U.S. economic growth picked up in the second quarter. Tim Aeppel/Reuters hide caption

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How Fast Did The Economy Grow? Forecasts Are All Over The Place

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President Trump Criticizes Federal Reserve For Raising Interest Rates

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EU And Japan Sign Trade Agreement That Was 5 Years In The Making

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A Chinese worker looks on as a cargo ship is loaded at a port in Qingdao, in eastern China's Shandong province, in July 2017. The United States is China's biggest single export market. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Is Better Able To Withstand A Trade War Than In The Past

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A Sinovel wind turbine is seen in Charlestown, Mass., in 2013. U.S. District Judge James Peterson on Friday ordered Sinovel to pay restitution and fines up to $59 million for stealing trade secrets. Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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China, U.S. Plunge Into Trade War

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Shipping containers sit on a Hong Kong-based container ship at the Port of Oakland in California last month. The cost of the tariffs is likely to ripple through the global supply chains that make up much of the trade between the U.S. and China. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Aims Tariffs At Chinese Companies, But Other Firms Will Also Feel The Pain

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Trucks pass by cargo containers April 6 in Seattle. President Trump is preparing to impose tariffs on an additional $34 billion in Chinese imports on Friday, a move that China has promised to match. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Trump Official Dismisses Warnings About Trade Tensions As 'Hiccups'

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Amazon Is More Than A Shopping Site. It's A Search Engine Too

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President Trump speaks at the White House alongside Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou during an announcement last July that the electronics supplier will open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Wisconsin Hopes Foxconn Will Make It A Digital Hub, But Skepticism Abounds

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Harley-Davidson Workers React To News Of Shifting Some Production Overseas

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Harley-Davidson motorcycle engines are assembled at the company's plant in Menomonee Falls, Wis. Tariffs from the European Union are prompting the company to shift production of some motorcycles for the European market overseas. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Urges Harley-Davidson Not To Shift More Production Overseas

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