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Are educated millennial moms the answer to the employment shortage?

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This month’s unemployment rate is 3.8 percent- a historical low, and for the first time since the statistic has been tracked, there are more unfilled jobs than there are people looking for jobs! The majority of those unemployed are women. Nor surprisingly, more educated women then educated men are unemployed- presumably choosing to stay at home to care for their children.

But the facts are more staggering than you think:Read More

Residential construction drives NYC spending to near peak levels

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New York Chart of the Week: September 22, 2014

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    • Driven by a booming residential sector, NYC construction spending is projected to increase to $31.5 billion – the first time since 2008 that it has exceeded $30 billion in nominal spending
    • The continued rise in construction expenditures has contributed to the addition of 4,100 construction jobs to
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