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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As Trump Enters Year Two In Office, Mueller Looking At Money Laundering

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The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 25,000 Thursday for the first time. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Stocks Continue A Winning Streak; Dow Industrials Now Over 25,000

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The new tax law will have the biggest impact on the market for luxury homes such as this one in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Tax Changes Could Hurt Affordability At High End Of The Housing Market

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Why The Stock Market Soared In 2017

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President Trump talks with journalists at the White House after signing the tax overhaul into law on Friday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Tax Law's New Way Of Measuring Inflation Could Take A Toll On Taxpayers

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Measurement Tool Used In New Tax Bill Will Impact Deductions And Brackets

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Business Owners Face Complicated Choices With Republican Tax Plan

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Members of the College Republican National Committee demonstrated against the estate tax in Washington in 2006. The tax was eliminated in 2010 but was reinstated a year later. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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As GOP Lawmakers Eye Cutting Estate Tax, Will They Increase Income Inequality?

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed a tax reform news conference on Capitol Hill last Thursday, alongside Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia and representatives of small-business groups. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Is This The Right Time For a Big Tax Cut?

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Trump's Claim That GOP Tax Bill Would Hurt The Wealthy Continues To Be Challenged

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Republican Senate leaders, shown here speaking to reporters after the Republican Policy Committee luncheon at the Capitol Wednesday, are finalizing details of a tax plan they hope to vote on this week. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A Revenue 'Trigger' Would Shoot Down Tax Cuts If Economy Doesn't Grow As Expected

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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, speaks after the House passed its version of the Republican tax overhaul on Nov. 16. The measure includes a repeal of the alternative minimum tax. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Takes Aim At Tax Rules That Hit Hardest At Upper Middle Class

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