This report examines New York City’s standing in the global distribution of venture capital activity from 2008 through 2017 and identifies the emergence of industry clusters fueled by venture capital in New York and around the world. Our analysis is informed by data from Crunchbase
Since January 2022, at least twenty-six people have died in custody in New York City’s jails, underscoring the persistent dysfunction and violence of the jail system and accelerating calls for more oversight of jail operations.
This report from New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer seeks to provide a more
complete assessment of the impact of immigration enforcement in New York City by
analyzing data from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and immigration
For the 10-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, the Office of the New York City Comptroller and Urban Ocean Lab partnered on an assessment of community-led climate resilience initiatives that developed in the wake of the storm.
The 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act marks one of the largest infusions of federal funding into the nation’s infrastructure of the last century. This legislation will invest $550 billion of new federal funding in transportation, clean energy, water quality, and broadband Infrastructure
The City of New York can ensure that NYC remains a place that people want to build families, start businesses, and create new ideas by investing in high quality public education from pre-K to university, universal child care, robust public transit, and affordable housing
In order to ensure the City’s physical and fiscal well-being against future weather events and mounting risk
posed by climate change, this report suggests that the City make investments to protect property from the future effects of climate change.
This report, by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, analyzes the current landscape for infant and toddler child care in New York City and makes a series of recommendations aimed at making quality child care more affordable and accessible for families with children under three.
In this policy brief, the first in a series on the economic experiences of women of color, the Bureau of Policy and Research of the Comptroller’s Office analyzes U.S. Census Bureau earnings data to examine the scale and impact of the gender wage gap specifically for Black women in New York City.
This brief from New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer documents the role that security deposits play in the city’s housing market and outlines reforms that would help renters more easily afford to live in the five boroughs.
The Audit Bureau is required by the City Charter to perform audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). These standards are established by the Comptroller General of the United States in conjunction with the Government Accountability Office (GAO), and are foun
This study provides a statistical snapshot of women’s employment and earnings in New York City government and identifies gender disparities that warrant further investigation. Women, who compose 56 percent of the New York City municipal workforce, still face challenges in achieving pay equity.