Quality of life is an essential component in the economic viability of any urban environment. NYCEDC regularly collects and analyzes data, from subway ridership to the crime rate, to determine New York City's quality of life trends.
The NYCEDC Innovation Index tracks the City’s transformation into a center for high-tech innovation. It measures innovation in the City’s growing science and technology industries and is designed to capture the effect of innovation on the City’s economy.
New York City boasts one of the strongest and most diverse economies in the world. Take a look at the following industry profiles to learn about some of the key sectors that drive the City's powerhouse economy.