Covering New York City’s Economy and Business

Course Details

The goal of this course is to help students understand and report effectively on the key economic and business forces shaping New York City. With the aid of selected readings and guest speakers, students will learn about the city’s most important industries and employers, the role of small businesses and immigrant entrepreneurs, and the impact of real estate and economic development. After getting an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of New York City’s economy, students will focus on some of the cutting-edge economic issues the city faces.