A City of Niches and Enclaves

  • Aaron Gurwitz
Part of the Palgrave Studies in American Economic History book series (AEH)


As during the previous globalization era, immigration from abroad provided the impetus for New York City’s robust growth around the turn of the twenty-first century. It was the rapidly growing, diverse local immigrant communities that created the demand for new, locally supplied goods and services. And it was the rapidly growing immigrant communities that provided the elastic supply of labor that facilitated broader economic expansion.


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  • Aaron Gurwitz
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  1. 1.New YorkUSA

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