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Nassau Hub Report

The Long Island Index released a study of the proposed Nassau Hub Biotech Park that finds that the proposed Park does not go far enough to maximize the potential of this rare economic development opportunity for Nassau County and Long Island. The study – titled “Nassau Hub Innovation District: Transforming the Nassau Hub into a Competitive Innovation District

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2017

Long Island is in Trouble

If we choose to do nothing now, Long Island will be a significantly older and more expensive place to live in a short two decades.

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2015

Long Island’s Future: Executive Summary

A summary of the original study, examining the impacts of Long Island-wide initiatives that could address some of the region’s most intractable issues.

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2015

Long Island’s Future: Economic Implications of Today’s Choices

This study examines the impacts of Long Island-wide initiatives that could address some of the region’s most intractable issues.

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2015

Percent of Individuals Below Federal Poverty Line, 2007-2013

Percent of Long Island Individuals below the Federal poverty line, 2007-2013

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2015

Average Pay Per Employee, 2005-2014

Average pay per employee on Long Island and in the US, 2005 – 1Q 2014

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2015

Venture Capital Financing

Long Island firms receive relatively little venture capital. Investment has declined since 2011.

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2015

Percent of Individuals Below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line, 2007-2013

Percent of Long Island Individuals below 200% of the Federal poverty line, 2007-2013

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2015

Federal Small Business Innovation Research Technology Transfer Awards to Long Island

Small technology companies on Long Island remain competitive in attracting federal funding under the SBIR/STTR programs, which directly supports the private sector in the development and commercialization of innovative and early-stage technologies with significant potential for financial, economic and societal impact.

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2015

Major Industrial Clusters, Change in Employment Concentation, 2009-2014

Major industrial clusters in Long Island’s economy, 2009 – 1 Quarter 2014, change in employment concentration

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2015

Household Income Distribution, 2005-2013

Household income distribution of Long Island residents, 2005-2013

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2015

Household Income Distribution

Median household income continue to decline at the middle and bottom while rising at the top.

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2015

Growth in Wages over the Past 10 Years

Long Island wages continue a slight downward trend, while converging with U.S. wages which have risen slightly since the recession.  U.S. average pay is on a par with Long Island in first the quarter of 2014.

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2015

Percent of Families Below the Federal Poverty Line, 2007-2013

Percent of Long Island families below the Federal poverty line, 2007-2013

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2015

Growth in Long Island’s GMP Compared to the US

Growth in Long Island’s GMP compared to the US, 2005-2013

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2015

Average Annual Employment

Long Island average annual employment, 2005 – 1Q 2014

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2015

Gross Metropolitan Product

Long Island’s economy continues to show signs of growth since the recession. However, growth has lagged behind the U.S. GDP as a whole.

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2015

Gross Metropolitan Product, 2004-2013

Long Island’s Gross Metropolitan Product, 2004-2013

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2015

Venture Capital Investment as a Percent of NYS

Venture Capital investment on Long Island as a percent of NYS

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2015

Major Industrial Clusters Change in Employment and Wages, 2009-2014

Major industrial clusters in Long Island’s economy, 2009 – 1 Quarter 2014, change in employment and wages

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2015

Total Capital Investment by Industry

Total Capital Investment by industry on Long Island, 2005-2014

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2015

Percent of Families Receiving Food Stamps, 2007-2013

Percent of Long Island families receiving food stamps, 2007-2013

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2015
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