New York in the World http://wrvo.org en New York in the World: Interview with Jonathan Bowles http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-interview-jonathan-bowles <p><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">The SUNY Levin Institute’s New York in the World report was prepared by the Center for an Urban Future headed by Jonathan Bowles. Bowles sat down with Garrick Utley to discuss the current state of New York's economy, and its future.</span></span></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 17:01:00 +0000 Garrick Utley 42914 at http://wrvo.org New York in the World: Interview with Jonathan Bowles Full documentary: New York in the World http://wrvo.org/post/full-documentary-new-york-world <p><em>New York in the World, the documentary hosted by Garrick Utley, is now available online. The full, hour-long broadcast, as well as the text of the documentary, is available below. Feel free to leave comments and share with others.</em></p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 16:59:00 +0000 WRVO Public Media 43025 at http://wrvo.org Full documentary: New York in the World New York in the World: an old economic engine is new again http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-old-economic-engine-new-again <p></p><p>Back in the 1930s, when Finger Lakes resident Carl Mortensen was a kid, agriculture was his small town’s link to the rest of the state.</p><p>“New York City was full of horses,” Mortensen said. “They used horses for everything. And our big thing then was to put up oats, straw and hay and like that and ship it to New York City.”</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 10:34:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 42904 at http://wrvo.org New York in the World: an old economic engine is new again New York in the World: the SUNY Levin Institute report http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-suny-levin-institute-report <p>The <a href="http://www.levin.suny.edu/">SUNY Levin Institute</a> conducted <a href="http://www.levin.suny.edu/newYorkInTheWorld/">an in-depth study on New York state's competitive position in the world</a>, and its ability to sustain and grow the standard and quality of life of its people.</p><p>New York in the World, our documentary, was inspired by this study.</p><p><strong>The full report:</strong></p><p></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:22:35 +0000 WRVO Public Media 43029 at http://wrvo.org New York in the World: the home of Kodak tries to reinvent itself http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-home-kodak-tries-reinvent-itself <p></p><p>As more and more young people flock to the world’s largest cities, smaller cities have had to struggle to keep up. Perhaps nowhere has this played out more dramatically than New York, a state housing one of the world’s most tempting urban centers.&nbsp; But there are young people who do move to New York City, only to discover - sometimes to their own surprise - that success can be found back home.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:34:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard & Garrick Utley 42905 at http://wrvo.org New York in the World: the home of Kodak tries to reinvent itself New York in the World: How one New York City industry refashioned itself http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-how-one-new-york-city-industry-refashioned-itself <p></p><p>In 1950, New York City’s garment industry employed 300,000 workers. During the last several decades, those production jobs have all but disappeared. But the story of what happened next in this industry is dramatically different from others in cities elsewhere in the state.</p><p>Today, <a href="http://www.mbfashionweek.com/">Fashion Week in New York City</a> attracts nearly 250,000 visitors from around the world and has an economic impact on the city of of more than $750 million.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 10:34:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard & Garrick Utley 42885 at http://wrvo.org New York in the World: How one New York City industry refashioned itself New York in the World: How one manufacturing plant survived http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-how-one-manufacturing-plant-survived <p></p><p>In 1975, the workforce in several major cities in upstate New York had more than 40 percent of their jobs in manufacturing. Today, that number hovers around 10 percent. There are examples of manufacturers and workers in New York state who have found a place in our new global economy, but not without sacrifice.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:34:00 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 42857 at http://wrvo.org New York in the World: How one manufacturing plant survived New York in the World: The history behind the state's economy http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-world-history-behind-states-economy <p><em>All this week, we’ll be bringing you&nbsp; a series of stories from the documentary about the state of the economy in New York state. "New York in the World" with Garrick Utley will air on WRVO Public Media&nbsp; Sunday, August 25 at 7 p.m. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:52:06 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard & Garrick Utley 42821 at http://wrvo.org New York in the World: The history behind the state's economy