James Orr

James Orr

Vice President and Function Head
Regional Analysis Function
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045

Phone (212) 720-5491
james.orr@ny.frb.org

Selected Reports and Publications

An Update on the Competitiveness of Puerto Rico’s Economy
With Jaison Abel, Jason Bram, Hunter Clark, Richard Deitz, Andrew Haughwout, Akash Kanojia, Tricia Kissinger, Thomas Klitgaard, Jonathan Landesman, Rae Rosen, Monica Sanz and Javier Silva
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, July 2014

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: A Review of Stimulus Spending in New York and New Jersey
With John Sporn
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance
Volume 18, no. 6, September 2012

Report on the Competitiveness of Puerto Rico's Economy
With Jaison Abel, Jason Bram, Richard Deitz, Thomas Klitgaard, Katherine Bradley, Tricia Kissinger, Rae Rosen and Javier Silva
June 29, 2012

Help for Unemployed Borrowers: Lessons from the Pennsylvania Homeowners' Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program
With John Sporn, Joseph Tracy, and Junfeng Huang
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance
Volume 17, no. 2, 2011

Subprime Mortgage Lending in New York City: Prevalence and Performance
With E. Okah
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports, 432, February 2010

Is the Worst Over? Economic Indexes and the Course of the Recession in New York and New Jersey
With J. Bram, R. Rich, R. Rosen and J. Song
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance
Volume 15, no. 5, September 2009

Further Observations on the Economic Effects on New York City of the Attack on the World Trade Center
With J. Bram and A. Haughwout
Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, vol. 15, no. 2, 2009

Employment in the New York-New Jersey Region: 2008 Review and Outlook
With J. Bram and R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance Second District Highlights Volume 14, no. 7, September/October 2008

The Price of Land in the New York Metropolitan Area
With A. Haughwout and D. Bedoll
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance Second District Highlights, Volume 14, no. 3, April/May 2008

The Foreign-Born Population in Upstate New York
With Susan Wieler and Joseph Pereira
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance Second District Highlights, Volume 13, no. 9, October 2007

Job Growth in New York and New Jersey: Mid-2007 Review and Outlook
With Jason Bram and Rae Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance Second District Highlights Volume 13, no. 7, August 2007

Taking the Pulse of the New York City Economy
With Jason Bram
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in EconomicsVolume 12, no. 4, May/June 2006

A Leaner, More Skilled U.S. Manufacturing Workforce
With R. Deitz
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 12, Number 2, February/March 2006

Challenges Facing the New York Metropolitan Area Economy
With G. Topa
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 12, No. 1., January 2006

Using Regional Economic Indexes to Forecast Tax Bases: Evidence from New York
With R. Rich, J. Bram, A Haughwout, R.Rosen and R. Sela
Review of Economics and Statistics,Volume 87 (4), November 2005

New York and New Jersey Poised for Modest Job Growth in 2005
With R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 10, No. 12. December 2004

Has September 11 Affected New York City's Growth Potential?
With J. Bram and A. Haughwout
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Economic Policy Review,Volume 8, Number 2, November 2002

New York City Two Years After 9/11: Economic Impact and Policy Response
RSAI North American Regional Science Council 50th annual meetings, Philadelphia,November 20-22, 2003

Job Declines in the New York-New Jersey Region to Slow in 2003; Modest Growth Seen for 2004
With R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 9, No. 7, 2003

Neighborhood Revitalization in New York City in the 1990s
With Jason Bram, Jesse Edgerton, Yigal Gelb, Andrew Haughwout, David Lagakos, and Margaret McConnell
Federal Reserve System's Third Community Affairs Research Conference, Washington, D.C.,March 27-28, 2003

Measuring the Effects of the September 11 Attack on New York City
With J. Bram and C. Rapaport
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Economic Policy Review,Volume 8, Number 2, November 2002

New York-New Jersey Job Expansion to Moderate in 2001
With R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 7, Number 3, March 2001

Leading Economic Indexes for New York State and New Jersey
With R. Rich and R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Economic Policy Review,Volume 7, Number 1, March 2001

The Financial Services Sector in London and New York
With R. Rosen
The London-New York Study: The Economies of Two Great Cities at the Millenium, The Corporation of London,June 2000

New York-New Jersey Job Expansion to Continue in 2000
With R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 6, Number 5, April 2000

Two New Indexes Offer a Broad View of Economic Activity in the New York-New Jersey Region
With R. Rich and R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 5, Number 14, October 1999

Can New York City Bank on Wall Street?
With J. Bram
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 5, Number 11, July 1999

Housing Outcomes: An Assessment of Long-Term Trends
With R. Peach
Paper presented at the conference on Unequal Incomes/Unequal Outcomes? Economic Inequality and Measures of Well-Being,Federal Reserve Bank of New York, May 7, 1999

New York-New Jersey Region's Job Growth to Continue in 1999, But Risks Have Risen
With R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 4, Number 14, December 1998

Evaluating the Price Competitiveness of U.S. Exports
With T. Klitgaard
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 4, Number 2, February 1998

The New York - New Jersey Job Recovery
With R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance,Volume 3, Number 12, 1997

Industrial Restructuring in the New York Metropolitan Area
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Economic Policy ReviewVolume 3, Number 1, 1997

1997 Job Outlook: The New York-New Jersey Region
With R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Volume 3, Number 12, January 1997

1996 Job Outlook: The New York-New Jersey Region
With R. Rosen
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Volume 3, Number 12, April 1996

Has Excess Capacity Abroad Reduced U.S. Inflationary Pressures?
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Quarterly Review, Summer-Fall 1994

Foreign Investment in New York City
Report published by the New York City Office of the Deputy Mayor for Finance and Economic Development, February 1993

The Evolution of U.S. Trade with China
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Quarterly Review, Winter, 1991-92

The Trade Balance Effects of Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. Manufacturing
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Quarterly Review, Summer 1991

Shifting Patterns of U.S. Trade with Selected Developing Asian Economies
With S. Hickok
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Quarterly Review, Winter 1989/1990

The Average Workweek of Capital in Manufacturing: 1952-84
Journal of the American Statistical Association,Volume 84, March 1989

Conferences

Presentation to the Newark Regional Business Partnership
October 12, 2012

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