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Charlie Herman

Business and Economics Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

New Tech City: Using Digital Maps to Study Disaster Preparedness, History

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Digital maps play a huge role in everyday tasks — from finding a restaurant to a friend’s apartment. But they’re also playing a large part in serious pursuits like disaster cleanup and rebuilding. This week, New Tech City looks at mapping before and after Sandy, as well as a the process known as “map warping.”

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Money Talking: After Sandy, Who Decides How Federal Aid Is Spent?

Friday, November 16, 2012

Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.

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Tech Key to Rebuilding After Disasters Like Sandy

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Two weeks after Sandy hit the New York region, is the recovery coming along as fast it could?

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Statue of Liberty Remains Shuttered After Sandy

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Liberty Island, home to the Statue of Liberty, suffered significant damage during Sandy.

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Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

WNYC's Richard Hake and NJPR's David Furst provide extended news coverage of the election results and the latest on recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy with WNYC's Bob Hennelly. Plus, WNYC business editor Charlie Herman talks about this morning's stock market.

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New York City's Tech Sector Recovers After Sandy

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

New Tech City's Manoush Zomorodi talks with the Rachel Haot, New York City's Chief Digital Officer, about how the city and the tech scene fared during Sandy.  How is the community and the city responding, and what did they learn from the storm?

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New Tech City: Tech Post-Sandy and Getting Out the Vote

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Sandy turned the New York City metropolitan area into a low tech region last week. The storm knocked out power, cut internet access and limited phone service throughout the tri-state region.

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Coping After Sandy

Friday, November 02, 2012

Reporters, experts and listeners provide news and information from around the region as the region continues to clean up and recover.

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Employment Report Beats Expectations

Friday, November 02, 2012

Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its final unemployment report in advance of the 2012 election on Tuesday, November 6. Charlie Herman, business and economics editor for Takeaway co-producer WNYC, and Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, explain the October numbers and what they mean for election day.

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The Storm and the Economy

Friday, November 02, 2012

WNYC’s Business and Economics Editor Charlie Herman discusses the economic impact of the storm on the city and the metro area.

CORRECTION: During the interview, Leonard said the Fine Print Dealers Association Print fair was cancelled, but that was an error. The print fair is still happening! We apologize for the mistake.

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Money Talking: The Economic Impact of Sandy

Friday, November 02, 2012

Four days after Hurricane Sandy turned the New York metropolitan area on its head, estimates for the economic damage are coming in as high as $50 billion — making it one of the costliest storms on record.

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Sandy Leaves Spotty Cellphone Service Its Wake

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

All the major cell phone carriers here in New York say their networks are having issues due to Sandy

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Hurricane Sandy Forces Closures for Museums, Theaters

Monday, October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy has forced many cultural institutions in the tri-state region to close their doors Monday.

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Predicing the Economic Impact of Hurricane Sandy

Monday, October 29, 2012

Could Sandy be this year's October surprise for the presidential election? Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, describes the storm's impact on the campaigns of President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

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Money Talking: Consumers and Corporations Hold Clashing Views of Economy

Friday, October 26, 2012

When it comes to the economy, corporations see the glass as half-empty, while consumers see it as half-full.

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New Tech City: Sentiment Analysis and How Banks Use Social Media

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The social media realm can at times seem like a frivolous place full of out-of-focus photos and posts about what your friends ate for breakfast. But for businesses, it can also be a cash cow thanks to the sheer number of people you can reach with something as simple as a tweet.

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New Tech City: Healthcare Goes Digital

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

As the medical world goes digital, patients are accessing healthcare online and through smartphone apps while doctors and hospitals are using software to do everything from track prescriptions to transfer patients to different offices or departments.

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New Tech City: Networking and the Fast-Growing Trend of 'Coworking'

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

As Silicon Alley has boomed, so has the market for events that cater to tech sector employees and those that want to get their foot in the door at the city's start-ups.

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Small Business Owners React to Jobs Report

Friday, October 05, 2012

The recently-released ADP September jobs report showed modest growth in the job market. While all of this will certainly be hailed as positive results from the Democrats, Republicans and other detractors will be quick to point out that job growth has been significantly less than what was expected.

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Money Talking: What Business Leaders Want in the Next Presidential Debate

Friday, October 05, 2012

The first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney focused on jobs and the economy but left some pundits asking for more specifics.

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