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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.

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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.


#103: Unemployment Still Low, Mergers and Acquisitions Soar, and the Other Half of Other Services

The final Economic Snapshot volume of 2018


Economic Snapshot - Volume 6, 2018

 |  Source: NYCEDC

Private sector hiring bounced back in May 2018

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October 2017 Economic Snapshot

Wages increased in September, reversing August declines

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September 2017 Economic Snapshot

Tourism grew at a brisk pace, led by arrivals from abroad.


Transportation Trends in NYC

New York City’s transportation industry is in the midst of an upheaval. Ridership through app-based services like Uber and Lyft has surged, while subway and bus ridership has declined.

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July 2017 Economic Snapshot

Private sector job growth saw a sharp rise for the second month in a row, and a special guest joins the podcast to talk NYCxDESIGN 2017.

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June 2017 Economic Snapshot

It’s been just eight years since the height of the Great Recession, but now economists are debating whether New York City—and the nation as a whole—are currently in an era of “full employment."

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May 2017 Economic Snapshot

Things are looking up for New York City: economic expansion accelerated in the first quarter of 2017, and wages grew at the fastest rate in two years.