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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Time to Junk the “Yale Model”?

Monday, August 31, 2009

Risky investment strategies damage museum endowments in the down economy. City Journal contributor James Panero discusses on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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One Dollar in Ten

Thursday, August 27, 2009

WNYC’s Ilya Marritz on why 10 percent of all US medical spending is on diabetes treatment.

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Only a New Biz Model Can Save NYC's OTB, Says Chairman

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Officials are sounding the alarm about the future of the city's Off Track Betting Corporation. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: For State Senator Craig Johnson, the question is simple: how much time does OTB have before it may need to seek some protection.

A state auditor ...

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Why Ex-Cons Don’t Wash Dishes

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

WNYC’s Lisa Chow explains the difficulties of finding jobs for ex-convicts, the disabled, high school dropouts, and other hard-to-employ groups.

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A Very Personal Stanley Kaplan Obit

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

File under Betcha Didn't Know...From Senator Schumer's Office today:

“Stanley Kaplan was my first boss. For three years, I ran the mimeograph machine in his office on Kings Highway. If there was one word that would describe Stanley it was teacher. He loved to ...

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Not Settling

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Charles Schwab rebuts charges over auction rate securities. Guest: Elizabeth Rappaport, reporter for The Wall Street Journal.

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Comptroller Blocks Stimulus Funded Bridge Project

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

A $7 million project to paint bridges in the lower Hudson Valley has been blocked because of concerns over whether the contractor is qualified. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: The money comes from the federal economic stimulus package passed last February. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli ...

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400,000 Jobless in NYC

Monday, August 24, 2009

The number of jobless people in New York City has topped 400,000, according to an analysis by City Comptroller William Thompson. That's the highest figure since 1992. The comptroller has also found a 70 percent increase in the number of New Yorkers who continue to ...

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The Market, Collared

Monday, August 24, 2009

The ins and outs of pet couture in a down economy. Guest: WNYC’s Arun Venugopal.

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Private Equity & Popular Media

Friday, August 21, 2009

Reader’s Digest in bankruptcy, plus pulling threads together in the Garment District? Guest: Greg David, editorial director of Crain’s New York Business.

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Maloney: Skip Debit Cards, Use Credit Cards

Thursday, August 20, 2009

The bill signing ceremony on May 22. Maloney says she still has the pen President Obama used. (Getty)

The bill signing ceremony on May 22. Maloney says she still has the pen President Obama used. (Getty)

Today the Credit Card Consumer ...

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Credit Cards, Sick Pay

Thursday, August 20, 2009

New consumer protections on credit cards, and a motion in the City Council to require employers to offer paid sick leave. Guests: WNYC’s Ilya Marritz and Lisa Chow.

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Christmas Comes Early for Gift Store Owners

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

WNYC’s Lisa Chow reports wholesalers and retailers are cautiously optimistic at the New York International Gift Fair.

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Dunkin Donuts, Top NYC Chain Retailer

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

A survey out today finds Dunkin has 429 stores in the five boroughs, and is the number one chain (in terms of storefronts) for the second year in a row. What's more, Dunkin added a mind-blowing 88 stores since 2008, despite losing 12 outlets that became Tim Horton's ...

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Dunkin’ Fantastic

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Why the donut chain and other food retailers are expanding in New York City. Guest: Jonathan Bowles, Director of the Center for an Urban Future.

“Return of the Chains” (Center for an Urban Future)

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Now Growing On The West Side

Friday, July 24, 2009

HOST: It’s been seven weeks since a former freight railway line on the west side of Manhattan opened as a public park, and the High Line seems to be a hit. Here’s visitor Kay Sloves.

SLOVES: It sort of gives me the feeling of an English ...

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Limiting “Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction”

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

One proposal to regulate credit derivatives. Guest: Rep. Michael McMahon (D-Staten Island & Brooklyn)

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For Rent

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The commercial vacancy rate rises. Guest: Christine Haughney, reporter for the New York Times.

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New Wind and Solar Power Storage Coming to Albany Area

Monday, July 20, 2009

A seven-acre site west of Albany will soon function like a giant electric battery for the northeast.

This month the federal Department of Energy awarded a $43-million loan-guarantee to Beacon Power to develop a system to store excess electricity through so-called flywheel technology. It relies on ...

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An FDA For Financial Products?

Monday, July 20, 2009

The Ins and Outs of Obama’s proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency. Guest: Alyssa Katz, journalist and author.

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