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Economic Development Journal - Spring 2006

New York City in the 21st Century- A Story of Perseverance, Innovation, and Recovery: Why New York City Is Stronger Than Ever
by Mitchell L. Moss
For cities to endure, they must adapt to the world around them and re-invent themselves if they are to flourish in times of rapid economic and technological change.
Tags: Economic Recovery, Sustainability, Quality of Life

No Small Plans: The Rebirth of Economic Development in New York City
by Daniel L. Doctoroff
From Central Park to the subway system, the history of economic development in New York City is a series of big, bold endeavors.
Tags: Economic Development Organizations, Tourism, Strategy Data and Analysis

Sustainable Solutions: The Pursuit of Environmental Justice in the South Bronx
by Majora Carter
The author explains the concept of Environmental Justice through an autobiographical account of her experience in and the history of the South Bronx.
Tags: Economic Recovery, Sustainability, Quality of Life

Creative New York: From Arts Organizations to Ad Agencies, New York's Vast Creative Sector Is One of the City's Most Importan, and Least Understood Economic Assets
by Michael Kane, Robin Keegan, Neil Kleiman, and Beth Siegel
What makes New York a great creative center and what needs to happen to sustain the city’s creative economy in the decade ahead?
Tags: Workforce, Strategy Data and Analysis

Union Square Park, From Blight to Bloom: How a Business Improvement District Brought a Neighborhood Back to Life
by Robert W. Walsh
The author recounts the story of Union Square’s transformation into one of New York City’s most dynamic and popular destinations.
Tags: Quality of Life, Economic Recovery

Building the High-Tech Future: New York State's Centers of Excellence Provide Platform for Business Growth and Job Creation
by Charles A. Gargano
The Centers of Excellence have taken prominence as one of New York state’s signature programs of the past decade.
Tags: Innovation and Technology, Economic Development Organizations, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

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