Labor markets

New York’s Job Shift from Higher-Paying to Lower-Paying Industries

January 21, 2004.  An economic update from FPI. Also see press release.… (read more)

Building Jobs: A Blueprint for the “New” New York

January 2004. Prepared for the Building Trades Employers’ Association of New York and the Consortium for Worker Education. Report >>(read more)

New York City’s Garment Industry: A New Look?

August 20, 2003. Informed by interviews with industry experts, this report identifies several potentially effective and promising approaches being pursued by New York City apparel manufacturers and contractors in an increasingly competitive global marketplace. Read the report >>(read more)

Security Guards & Building Services Occupations in New York City: Trends and Issues

June 28, 2003. A labor market profile prepared by the Fiscal Policy Institute. Read the report >>(read more)

The Construction Labor Market in New York City: Trends and Issues

June 28, 2003. A labor market profile prepared by the Fiscal Policy Institute. Read the report >> (read more)

Private Educational Services and Child Day Care Services in New York City: Trends and Issues

October 31, 2002. A labor market profile prepared for the NYC Employment and Training Coalition by the Fiscal Policy Institute. Read the report >>(read more)

Private Social Services in New York City: Trends and Issues

October 31, 2002. Individual and family services and job training/vocational rehabilitation services. A labor market profile prepared by the Fiscal Policy Institute, based in part on research supported by the Borough of Manhattan Community College under a United States Department of Labor grant. Read the report >>(read more)

The Building Service Industry and Displaced Building Service Workers

September 19, 2002. An analysis of the building service industry in NYC and the impact of building-service worker displacement on taxpayers and the low and moderate wage labor markets. Presented by FPI Deputy Director and Chief Economist James Parrott to the NYC City Council’s Contracts Committee. Testimony >>(read more)

Key Themes and Issues in Sectoral Analysis

August 26, 2002. More than 50 people attended the Sectoral Approaches to Economic Development Research conference in New York City on June 25, 2002, hosted by the CUNY Graduate Center, the Consortium for Worker Education, and the Fiscal Policy Institute. The three goals of this meeting were to: highlight best-practice examples of sectoral research over the past decade in; shed some light on why sectoral strategies have not been pursued more often by the City and State; and consider how … (read more)

Labor Market Trends and Issues in the New York City Non-Profit Social Services Sector

August 19, 2002. A labor market report prepared by the Fiscal Policy Institute prepared for the Institute for Business Trends Analysis of the Borough of Manhattan Community College, and the Consortium for Worker Education. Report >>(read more)