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New York Times Op-Ed: New York, the Silicon City 

Does tech/info growth create inequality or opportunity? Writing in the New York Times, Dr. Michael Mandel of South Mountain Economics shows how tech/info growth has been a positive force in New York  City, helping minorities and the outlying boroughs.

A New Report from South Mountain Economics: “Building A Digital City: The Growth and Impact of New York City’s Tech/Information Sector”

On September 30, 2013,  the Bloomberg Technology Summit released a new report by Dr. Michael Mandel of South Mountain Economics. The report, “Building A Digital City,” estimates that New York City’s tech/information sector includes 262,000 jobs. The report also documents in detail how the growing tech/information sector helped New York City outperform both the national economy and the surrounding suburbs.

South Mountain Economics LLC cited in new White House broadband report

On June 14, 2013 the White House released “Four Years of Broadband Growth.”  The report prominently credits South Mountain Economics research showing that the App Economy is responsible for “creating more than 500,000 U.S. jobs since 2007.”

South Mountain Economics: Expertise in emerging occupations and emerging industries. 

The future is approaching rapidly. From mobile apps to the Internet of Everything to 3D printing to global trade in data, emerging occupations and emerging industries are transforming local and national economies around the world.

South Mountain Economics is the leader in identifying, tracking, and analyzing emerging occupations and emerging industries. We combine government data with proprietary ‘big data’ techniques to present a clear and compelling picture of current growth and future trends.

Our reports get attention.  Our estimate of App Economy employment in the U.S. was widely cited in media such as the New York Times,  Bloomberg, and Forbes (see the Press page).

We operate globally. For example, we are now engaged in identifying and estimating emerging occupations in the United Kingdom.

South Mountain Economics was founded in 2010 by Dr. Michael Mandel, with 25 years experience in studying emerging occupations and industries (see the Bios page).