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Fashion Month: New York's Fashion Industry

Thursday, February 07, 2013

As Fashion Week gets underway, Hazel Clarka professor in the MA Fashion Studies Program and research chair of Fashion at Parsons The New School for Design and the co-author of The Fabric of Cultures: Fashion, Identity, and Globalization  (Routledge, 2008) kicks off the February series on New York's place in the global fashion picture.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Fashion Multiplier

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Greg David, director of the Business & Economics Reporting Program at CUNY Journalism School, contributor to Crain's New York Business and author of Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City, looks at the economic impact of Fashion Week on the city.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NYC Employment Paradox

Thursday, August 23, 2012

New York City keeps adding jobs, but the unemployment rate stays the same. Barbara Byrne Denham, chief economist at Eastern Consolidated, talks about NYC employment paradox and what it says about the area economy.

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WNYC News

City Expects Record Revenues from Fashion Week

Monday, February 13, 2012

The total economic impact of Fashion Week will be an estimated $865 million this year, according to city officials — an all-time high. The projection, which factors in current events as well as those surrounding September Fashion Week events, is 2- to 3-percent over last year's figures.

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WNYC News

Q&A | Gilt Groupe Founder Kevin Ryan on Growing a Tech Business in the City

Friday, November 04, 2011

Hiring slowed in October as employers faced more uncertainty over future economic growth, according to the unemployment report released Friday. But even in this weak economic recovery, some companies are growing — especially in the tech sector.

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