Study by Alum Flávia Leite ’17 and SCEPA’s Bridget Fisher Draws Press Attention

A case study of the Hudson Yards redevelopment project by Public and Urban Policy MS alumna Flávia Leite and Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis Associate Director Bridget Fisher is in the news this week. Their research is prominently featured in a recent article in the Gothamist, “New School Study Uncovers Another $1 Billion In Hudson Yards Subsidies.”  An editorial on Amazon’s “second headquarters” appearing in the New York Post also references their study. Their report, The Cost of NYC’s Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project, which they are currently submitting to academic journals for future publication, reveals the staggering public price tag of the project.

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