MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman and John Mollenkopf, director of the Center for Urban Research at The Graduate Center, CUNY, discuss demographic changes in New York City, and their influence on politics. The October episode of MetroFocus premieres on WLIW21 on Oct. 23 at 10:30 p.m., THIRTEEN on Oct. 25 at 8:30 p.m. and NJTV on Oct. 25 at 10 p.m.
“The State of the Unions 2012: A Profile of Organized Labor in New York City, New York State, and the United States,” the September 2012 annual report of the Joseph S. Murphy Institute... Read more
NYT writer Clyde Haberman highlights the GC’s Center for Urban Research and its voter analysis in his article “A Low Turnout is Expected, Though Voters Aren’t to Blame,” New... Read more
More minorities and women are working on Wall Street, but white men remain very dominant when it comes to the financial rewards available there, according to “The Progress and Pitfalls of... Read more
A newly published study by researchers at the City University of New York Graduate Center on the effects of home computing on young children finds that those who use computers at home do better on several cognitive tests, but also indicates that children who use home computers for more than 8 hours per week have a significantly higher body mass index than non-users of the same age. Read more
A recent study by the CUNY Graduate Center shows that low-income, limited equity cooperative housing in New York City's Clinton/Hell's Kitchen area helps preserve the community's diversity while, at the same time, actually improves the physical condition of the neighborhood. Read more