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September Economic Snapshot: Measuring Recycling Awareness

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This month, we examine recycling awareness in NYC as measured with 311 data. The report suggests that recycling-related 311 calls can serve as a big data proxy for climate awareness.

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August Economic Snapshot: Employment and Establishment Growth by Borough

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Our August Economic Snapshot examines the industries driving employment and establishment growth in NYC. Manhattan still holds the greatest share of the city's total jobs but there has been significant growth outside of Manhattan as well.

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July Economic Snapshot: Industry Employment and Establishment Growth

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Our July Economic Snapshot examines the industries driving employment and establishment growth in NYC. From 2012 to 2013, 11 of the 18 major industry groups gained jobs relative to their historic trends.

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June Economic Snapshot: Wages of Men and Women in NYC

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This month's Economic Snapshot examines the wages of men and women in NYC. Overall, compared to the rest of the U.S., NYC wages between genders are much more equal than in the United States as a whole.

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Memorials in NYC

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New York City has approximately 250 war memorials in its parks and in other spaces managed by the Parks Department. Built between 1818 and 2007, these monuments memorialize conflicts from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War.

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May Economic Snapshot: Consumer Expenditures

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This month's Economic Snapshot examines Household Consumer Expenditures in the NYC Metro Area. Overall, compared to the rest of the U.S., New Yorkers spend more on housing but less on categories like food and transportation.

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Q1 2014 Venture Capital Data Preview

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Our latest Trends & Insights publication analyzes venture capital highlights for Q4 2013 and overall trends from 2013. During Q4 2013, New York saw a significant increase in VC investment with investment dollars reaching $1.2 billion, a 76% increase relative to the previous quarter.

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Astoria: An International Culinary Destination

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Astoria, Queens was named by National Geographic as "one of the most ethnically diverse communities on Earth". Our neighborhood trends and insights report reflects an equally diverse food scene in Astoria.

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April Economic Snapshot: Commuting Trends in NYC

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NYC is a city of commuters. Our April Economic Snapshot unveils some fascinating trends by borough, including a 135% rise in Brooklyn bicycle ridership from 2006 to 2012.

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March Economic Snapshot: Patents and Innovation in New York City

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Key indicators of innovation that include financing, number of patents, and level of education have grown significantly in the past decade. As a result, NYCEDC's Innovation Index has risen by 25 percent.

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