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June Economic Snapshot: Wages of Men and Women in NYC

 |  NYCEDC
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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May Economic Snapshot: Consumer Expenditures

 |  NYCEDC
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

 |  NYCEDC
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

 |  NYCEDC
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

 |  NYCEDC
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

 |  NYCEDC
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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February Economic Snapshot: Young People and Families in NYC

 |  NYCEDC
Young people are increasingly choosing New York City as a place to live and work. This month's economic snapshot explores this growing demographic as well as families in NYC.

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Singles in NYC

 |  StatsBee
Single ladies may be in luck this Valentine's Day. As of 2012, there are now 1.04 single men for every single woman in NYC.

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International Students in NYC

 |  StatsBee
There are more than 46,000 international students in NYC, with more than half originating from China, South Korea, and India. StatsBee looks at the top countries of origin among international students in NYC.

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Retail in New York City

 |  NYCEDC
Retail played a significant role in New York City's economy this past decade, adding more than 2,300 businesses and 56,000 employees from 2001 to 2012.