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Newark (N.J.) -- Economic conditions


A Walk Through Newark

The famous Walking Tour series on WNET, New York's public television station went to Newark, New Jersey, for the first tour outside of New York. Visitors who missed the show, or prefer a more interactive experience, will definitely enjoy the walking tour via the website. The two hosts of the tour, historian Barry Lewis, and former morning show host David Hartman, give visitors a multimedia tour...
Newark's Manufacturing Competitiveness: Findings and Strategies

Many older industrial cities in the American Northeast continue to ask the question: "What's next?" Will they reboot their local economies by creating arts and culture districts? Will they hope to become start-up hubs? Or perhaps they can attract new knowledge economy workers? This 60-page paper by the Brookings Institution's Nisha Mistry (supported by Jennifer S. Vey and Richard Shearer) looks at...