Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc.

The Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc. is a research and educational organization whose purpose is to formulate and promote public policies that will restore New York's economic competitiveness. The Institute accomplishes this mission by conducting timely, in-depth research addressing key state policy issues. Founded in 1981 and affiliated with The Business Council of New York State, Inc., The Institute is a non-partisan, tax-exempt, 501 (c) (3) organization. The Institute depends on the support of corporations, individuals, and s for its income, and does not accept any government funding.

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Common CoreManufacturing by the Numbers
A Profile of New York's Manufacturing Sector by Jobs, Wages and Regional Impact

by Ken Pokalsky
Vice President, The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
November 2018

Manufacturing continues to provide significant economic value to New York, and its regional economies. At a time when economic development discussions often focus on high quality, high paying jobs, data shows significant wage benefits from the state’s manufacturing sector as well.

Common CoreBridging the STEM skills gap:
Employer/educator collaboration in New York

by Allison Armour-Garb
Senior Fellow
January 2017

We need to work together to improve college readiness and completion, and to ensure thee are a variety of options for students to have careers that are important to them and to New York State. Employers can't sit back and say we wish education were better. We need to roll up our sleeves and help.

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PPI’s work is needed more than ever to provide the independent and objective analysis state policymakers need to develop and enact policies that support private sector growth and economic recovery.

Your financial support will help PPI continue to provide research on public policyand economic development strategies for New York while also serving as a leading source of economic data and analysis for the state. By supporting the Public Policy Institute, you are supporting the on-going economic analysis and research that is fundamental to the development of sound public policy in New York State.