This month, a look at the city's construction sector through an employment lens; and we touch on some recent positive trends, including a dip in overall unemployment and gains in private sector employment.
It’s been just eight years since the height of the Great Recession and the devastating toll it took on the global economy, but now economists are debating whether New York City—and the nation as a whole—are currently in a golden era of “full employment."
With residential construction on the rise, what do construction trends mean for the New York City economy? And how are women leading this once male-dominated industry? Listen to the podcast to find out!
Simon and Andrew review the state of private sector employment in April 2017 and are joined by special guest Anthony Hogrebe to explore the economic impact of NYC Ferry – the new public transportation option launching Monday, May 1.
Simon and Kim are shaking things up this month with a new format and a two-part podcast. First, we take a look at the state of private sector employment in March 2017, and then we explore the gender wage gap in New York City and around the country.
What happens when the Fed raises interest rates? How do these interest hikes affect everyday New Yorkers? This month, our old friend and colleague Kim Grauer joins us to discuss everything you've ever wanted to know about how these interest rates affect the economy. Don't miss it!