Friday, February 06, 2015
Monday, April 28, 2014
Job growth has been weak in the suburbs. The Regional Plan Association has released a report, "Fragile Success: Taking Stock of the New York Metropolitan Region", with a section on why the suburbs are falling behind. Juliette Michaelson, vice president for strategy at the Regional Plan Association and manager of the Fourth Regional Plan, talks about the problems.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Federal Reserve issues regional anecdotal reports on the economy every six weeks, known as the "beige book" because of the color of its cover. WNYC reporter Ilya Marritz explains what's in the new one, out yesterday, about the area's economic outlook, and how the report affects jobs and investments.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Mitch Rudin, Chief Executive Officer and President of US commercial operations at Brookfield Properties Corporation, and Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO of the Partnership for New York City, discuss the NYC Jobs Blueprint they've put forth, outlining their recommendations for economic growth for the next mayor.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Jagdish Bhagwati, university professor of economics at Columbia University and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Arvind Panagariya, professor of economics and Indian political economy at Columbia University and non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, talk about the book they co-authored. Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries discusses how post-Independence India offers case studies of paths to economic development.
Friday, September 21, 2012