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Fiscal Brief: Slacker City? New York City’s Incredible Shrinking Workweek

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In contrast to NYC's explosive growth in new jobs since the 2008-09 recession, the average number of hours worked each week has trended downward over the past decade. We compare the trend here, which may partly explain why wage growth has been relatively modest, with other U.S. metropolitan areas.

Report type
  • Reports - Other (Consultant/Staff)
Date published
  • 2019-07-30
Fiscal year
  • 2019