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1. 2005 New York State Statistical Yearbook (external link)
Abstract: This site provides hundreds of easily searchable tables of data to download with statistics about New York State. Some topics include business, employment, criminal justice, housing, education, health, agriculture, and general demographics.
Resource Type: Website

2. Between Hope and Hard Times in NYC (external link)
Abstract: This report explores the current demographics of poor people in New York City. It contains data on who these individuals and families are, as well as related documentation on education and skills training, economic development, and policies that support low-income workers.
Resource Type: Article

3. Chance of A Lifetime: Disconnected Youth and Job Opportunities in NYC (external link)
Abstract: This report details the growing issues of disconnected youth in NYC, and shows how they could be an important group to fill the shoes of retiring baby boomers in dozens of important city industries.
Resource Type: Article

4. Comparing Data on Poverty, Health, and Education in Brooklyn (internal link)
Resource Type: Curriculum

5. Comparing Data on Poverty, Health, and Education in the Bronx (internal link)
Resource Type: Curriculum

6. Fighting Poverty in New York (external link)
Abstract: Several short editorials on the causes of and solutions to issues of Poverty in NYC
Resource Type: Article

7. Fiscal Policy Institute (external link)
Abstract: The Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) is a nonpartisan research and education organization that focuses on the broad range of tax, budget, economic and related public policy issues that affect the quality of life and the economic well-being of New York State residents. The site contains research, policy papers, data on NY state, and more.
Resource Type: Website

8. Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy (external link)
Abstract: The Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy is the leading academic research center in New York City devoted to the public policy aspects of real estate, land use and housing development.
Resource Type: Website

9. Hitting the 9 Million Mark (external link)
Abstract: Some experts predict there will be 9 million New Yorkers by 2030. But are such forecasts reasonable? This article explores the numbers.
Resource Type: Article

10. Making the Rent: Rent Burdens and Hardship Among Low income New Yorkers (external link)
Abstract: This report examins the changing rent burdens for low-income New Yorkers and their potential consequences. It contains written analysis as well as graphs, charts, and key-findings.
Resource Type: Article

11. New York State Education Department: Fiscal Analysis and Research Unit (external link)
Abstract: From the website: "Our mission is to provide quality policy analysis, research, assistance and data products to educators, policymakers and the general public." Website contains data sets about educational funding by school district as well as analysis on fiscal policy.
Resource Type: Website

12. New York States of Mind (internal link)
Abstract: An article summarizing the results of a poll of 1000 New Yorkers about NY-related issues ranging from housing, sports, city government, politics, September 11th, and more.
Resource Type: Article

13. Opinions Please! Creating and Conducting Surveys to Gather Information about Students' Communities (internal link)
Abstract: In this lesson, students will consider the purpose of surveys and polls and learn how to create them effectively. After they examine a poll by The New York Times, they create, administer, and tally surveys of their own design.
Resource Type: Curriculum

14. Out of School, Out of Work… Out of Luck? NYC'S Disconnected Youth (external link)
Abstract: This report is about NY's "disconnected youth" - the city's 16 through 24-year-olds who are neither attending school nor participating in the labor force.
Resource Type: Article

15. The Effects of the 2005 Minimum Wage Increase in NY (external link)
Abstract: A brief analysis of the impact that raising the Minimum Wage has had on New York, including job development and unemployment.
Resource Type: Article

16. The Self Sufficiency Standard for the City of New York 2004 (external link)
Abstract: This report looks at how much an individual, especially women, need to survive in NYC. It also looks at wages needed for self-sufficiency in different boroughs, and for women in different economic and family situations.
Resource Type: Article

17. The State of New York's Housing and Neighborhoods (external link)
Abstract: This independent report looks at the situation with housing in NYC, looking at issues including rent increases, property values, gentrification, low-income housing, etc., in the five borough
Resource Type: Article

18. The Unheard Third 2005: Bringing the Voices of Low-Income New Yorkers to the Policy Debate (external link)
Abstract: A great series of graphs and data highlights from a survey of low-income New Yorkers about what their lives are like.
Resource Type: Article

19. Understanding Military Recruitment in New York (internal link)
Resource Type: Curriculum

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