Economic Data

December 2016 Economic Snapshot: The Economics of Culture and Charity

Ever wondered how many charities are in New York City - or how many people they employ? Or how much money museums bring in? Simon and Andrew discuss the recent employment numbers in New York City and explore the economics of giving in the final podcast of 2016.

Economic Data

November 2016 Economic Snapshot

Citi Bike is a wildly popular bike share program in New York City – but who exactly uses it, and why? This month, we merge into the bike lane and get the economic data on the city's cycling successes.

Employee Profile

Jason Garcia

Creative Director, Marketing
Learn more about Jason's journey from a Southern California art store to creative director of NYCEDC.


Dominican Parade and Festival Kick-Off Celebration at Moore Street Market

Join us for the 16th Dominican Parade and Festival of Brooklyn kick-off celebration at Moore Street Market!


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23: NYCEDC Announces 13 NYC Small Food Businesses as Crain’s Made In New York Trade Show Scholarship Winners

NYCEDC today announced that 13 promising New York City-based food manufacturers have been awarded scholarships for the Crain’s Made In New York event on Thursday, October 23, hosted by Crain’s New York Business and Taste NY.


NYCEDC Unveils 2017 NYCxDESIGN Programming Highlights

NYCEDC announced 2017 programming highlights for NYCxDESIGN. Now in its fifth installment, the program will include over 500 events throughout the five boroughs from May 3 – 24, 2017.


NYCEDC and Civic Hall Labs Launch NYC BigApps 2017

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in collaboration with Civic Hall Labs (CHL), today announced the official launch of NYC BigApps 2017 competition, which has started accepting submissions. This is the seventh offering of NYC BigApps, the City’s premier civic technology competition that has awarded close to a half-million dollars in prize money and generated more than $10 million in seed funding for tech projects that help and support New Yorkers. This year’s winners will receive cash awards, marketing and promotion, acceptance into a civic accelerator program, and will be eligible to be piloted on hundreds of LinkNYC kiosks across the all five boroughs.


A Different Look at the Holiday Economy in New York City

New Yorkers love the holidays – it doesn’t take more than quick walk down any wintery block in Manhattan to figure that out. Holiday music rings in every store, and “tree-lined street” fosters a whole new meaning as Christmas pines are sold on virtually every corner. And importantly, what we on the Economic Research & Analysis team call the holiday economy bustles with renewed fervor. The holiday economy is comprised of a number of factors, and this month we’re exploring how cultural and religious institutions throughout the City impact the local economic landscape.