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Urban Dynamics in New York City
December 5, 2005
The latest edition of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Economic Policy Review, Urban Dynamics in New York City, is available.
These articles were presented at a conference organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in April 2005, “Urban Dynamics in New York City.” The goal of the conference was threefold: to examine the historical transformations of the engine-of-growth industries in New York and distill the main determinants of the city’s historical dominance as well as the challenges to its continued success; to study the nature and evolution of immigration flows into New York; and to analyze recent trends in a range of socioeconomic outcomes, both for the general population and recent immigrants more specifically.
The articles are:
Edward L. Glaeser is a professor of economics at Harvard University and director of Harvard’s A. Alfred Taubman Center for State and Local Government.
Stuart S. Rosenthal is a professor of economics at Syracuse University; William C. Strange is the RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Professor of Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of Toronto.
Andrew F. Haughwout is a research officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Bess Rabin, formerly a research associate at the Bank, is an analyst at Watson Wyatt Worldwide.
Kenneth T. Jackson is the Jacques Barzun Professor of History and Social Sciences at Columbia University.
George J. Borjas is the Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research
John Mollenkopf is executive director of the Center for Urban Research of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Guillermina Jasso is a professor of sociology at New York University; Douglas S. Massey is a professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University; Mark R. Rosenzweig is a professor of economics at Yale University; James P. Smith is the RAND Corporation Chair in Labor Markets and Demographic Studies.
Amy Ellen Schwartz is a professor of public policy, education, and economics and Leanna Stiefel a professor of economics at New York University.
Contact: Linda Ricci