Report Economic Development

New York's Competitiveness: A Scorecard for 13 U.S. Metropolitan Areas

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January 31, 2001

The 2001 scorecard examines eight different factors that contribute to economic and social well-being and compares the New York metropolitan area to twelve similar places.There are three conclusions: 1) New York has three serious competitive deficiencies; 2) New York is gaining on competitors in public safety and tourism and fiscal policy; and 3) New York is riding a wave of national prosperity but is not distinguishing itself with unique gains.