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Economic Data

October 2017 Economic Snapshot

Wages increased in September, reversing August declines

Economic Data

September 2017 Economic Snapshot

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

Economic Data

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.

Economic Data

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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#85: Is Perception Everything? What Construction Trends Mean for the Economy

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!

Economic Data

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.

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#81: How to Make Sense of the Numbers (Deep Dive Edition)

Job numbers are high, construction is bustling, and the Gross City Product is up 1.7% — but what does that all really mean? Simon and Andrew break from their regular programming and dive into the data to explain to everyday New Yorkers how to make sense of it all.

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#79 How Citi Bike Works

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

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Meet the Makers: Vertical Urban Factory

Nina Rappaport, Director of Publications at Yale School of Architecture, is featured in the fifth episode of Meet the Makers, NYCEDC’s newest podcast series that shares the stories of the next generation of manufacturers who live and work right here in NYC

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Meet the Makers: Staten Island MakerSpace

DB Lampman and Scott Van Campen, co-founders of Staten Island MakerSpace, are featured in the fourth episode of Meet the Makers, NYCEDC’s newest podcast series that shares the stories of the next generation of manufacturers who live and work right here in NYC.