Employment statistics can tell us a lot about what’s going on in New York’s economy — but traditional government data don’t tell us much about the underlying forces driving job creation. Information on openings and closings, expansions and contractions, and interstate movements at the employer level has not been as readily available.

Until now, that is. The Empire Center’s “EnterprisingNY” project aims to fill the economic knowledge gap with a powerful new database that has tracked millions of business establishments on both a national and statewide basis.

To read our report, click here.

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