Map & Data Resources

Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti, Lori Bikson | Elections
June 20, 2012 — Based on an analysis of recently-released Census Bureau data, this visualization allows you to combine multiple demographic features — race and ethnicity, sex, age, and educational...view
Map & Data Resources | Craig Gurian | Elections, Politics
May 2, 2012 — 150 years ago, the Confederate states were fighting to preserve slavery. 50 years ago, those former Confederate states were fighting to preserve racial segregation. Over the course of...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Employment, Labor, Poverty
Apr. 11, 2012 — As observed in recent news coverage, “lawmakers are facing growing pressure to raise the minimum wage, which was last increased at the federal level to $7.25 an hour in July 2009.”...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Pensions, State government
Apr. 4, 2012 — The woes of public pension funds have generally been placed squarely at the feet of public employees, who are often accused of having bloated pension packages that are neither...view
Map & Data Resources | Craig Gurian, Mike Alberti | Banking
Mar. 7, 2012 — There has been a lot of reporting in recent weeks about how big banks have fallen on hard times. One would be forgiven for getting the impression that these banks are not doing much...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Income inequality, Taxes
Mar. 5, 2012 — Average income of the top 1 percent of Americans, along with their share of total income, is recovering more after the Great Recession than is the case for other Americans, according...view
Map & Data Resources | Lori Bikson | Corporate influence, Taxes
Feb. 22, 2012 — The Obama administration plans to ask Congress to close some corporate tax loopholes, but to lower rates at the same time — to a top rate of 28 percent from the current 35 percent,...view
Map & Data Resources | Mike Alberti | Economy, Labor
Jan. 25, 2012 — How much of the gains in manufacturing productivity in the period after World War II have redounded to the benefits of workers as reflected in their compensation? Until the early...view
Map & Data Resources | Margaret Moslander | Infrastructure, Role of government
Note: the data visualization is displayed at the bottom of this page. Dec. 21, 2011 — Building construction is often accompanied by great fanfare. The announcement of a project, the breaking of...view
Map & Data Resources | Craig Gurian | NYC
Nov. 16, 2011 — Recently, the New York City Independent Budget Office (“IBO”) put together a wealth of materials on staffing at New York City government agencies over the last 30 years. This...view