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May Economic Snapshot: Housing and Residential Construction

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In the May 2015 Economic Snapshot, we examine the decrease in affordable housing across the five boroughs and the construction industry’s response to this problem.

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April Economic Snapshot: Energy and the Environment in New York City

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In the April 2015 Economic Snapshot, we examine the costs of the status quo, the extent to which NYC has invested in alternative energy sources, and the environmental impacts.

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March Economic Snapshot: Research and Development in the Life Sciences

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At present, NYC may not be living up to its full potential in terms of biotech capital and development infrastructure but there is significant potential. Our March Economic Snapshot reveals opportunities for growth and ways that NYC can transform itself into the next locus of life science innovation.

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Tech Trends and Insights, Q4 2014

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Our Tech Trends and Insights report reveals continued growth of venture capital funding in New York in 2014, with venture capital funding up 53% over the past year. Read more report highlights here.

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February Economic Snapshot: Fashion in New York City

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New York City is home to approximately 900 fashion company headquarters, employing 183,210 workers. In the February 2015 Economic Snapshot, we explore this key NYC legacy industry in greater detail.

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Education Technology in New York City

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New York City is a perfect environment for education technology startups, with steady sources of funding, as well as access to one of the largest school systems in the country. Our Education Technology in New York City report examines the drivers for the growth of education technology companies in the city.

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Using MTA Turnstile Data To Examine Land Use

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Subway commuting data can offer clues to the residential and commercial use of space in the city which can help to inform planning decisions that will support economic and residential growth development in new and emerging areas. We set out to explore the New York MTA’s turnstile data.

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December Economic Snapshot: Air Cargo in New York City

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The December Economic Snapshot looks at air cargo in New York City. In 2013, JFK International Airport handled more than 1.3 million tons of cargo worth nearly $2 billion.

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Venture Capital in New York, Q3 2014

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Our Tech Trends and Insights report reveals that the third quarter of 2014 saw the largest amount of VC funding in New York City since Quarter 3 in 2000.

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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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