Urban Dynamics in New York City

April 22, 2005

The conference will begin by examining the historical transformations of the “engine of growth” industries in the New York metropolitan area, as well as more recent changes in the nature and location of economic activities in this area. It will then address the impact of such changes on a variety of socioeconomic outcomes, both for the general population and for recent immigrants in particular.

Agenda
Friday, April 22
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Introductory Remarks
Timothy F. Geithner
President
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
SESSION 1:
9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Spatial Dynamics and Growth

New York City 1620-2005: Geography, Agglomeration, and the City as Information Hub word

Speaker:
Edward L. Glaeser
, Harvard University and NBER

Discussant:
Vernon Henderson, Brown University

The Geography of Entrepreneurship in the New York Metropolitan Area pdf

Speaker:
Stuart S. Rosenthal, Syracuse University
coauthored with William C. Strange, University of Toronto

Discussant:
Robert Inman, University of Pennsylvania

Exogenous Shocks and the Dynamics of City Growth: Evidence from New York word

Speaker:
Andrew F. Haughwout, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
coauthored with Bess Rabin, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Discussant:
Stephen Ross, University of Connecticut

Session Discussant:
Ester Fuchs, Special Advisor for Governance and Strategic Planning to the Mayor of New York City

12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Keynote Address

The Promised City: Immigration and Openness in the Making of a World City word

Speaker:
Kenneth T. Jackson, Columbia University
SESSION 2:
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Immigration

Immigration Trends in the New York Metropolitan Area word

Speaker:
George J. Borjas, Harvard University

Discussant:
Stephen Trejo, University of Texas at Austin

Trajectories for Immigrant Second Generation in New York City word
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Speaker:
John Mollenkopf, City University of New York Graduate Center

Discussant:
Douglas Massey, Princeton University
3:00 p.m. Break
SESSION 3:
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Socioeconomic Outcomes

Immigration, Health, and the City Speaker:
Guillermina Jasso, New York University

Discussant:
Adriana Lleras-Muney, Princeton University

Public Education in the Dynamic City: Lessons from New York City word

Speaker:
Amy Ellen Schwartz
, New York University
coauthored with Leanna Stiefel, New York University

Discussant:
Dalton Conley, New York University


Registration Deadline
Registration is currently closed.

Conference Location
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
12th Floor Conference Center
New York, NY

Conference Organizers
Erica Groshen and Giorgio Topa, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Contact
Please address any questions to:

Giorgio Topa
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Research
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045
giorgio.topa@ny.frb.org