Our first Economic Snapshot of the year spotlights the distribution of food manufacturing in New York City. Small businesses are driving growth, sustained by an increased demand for local goods and a steady supply of food-oriented entrepreneurs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.