PODCAST

Upstate-Downstate: The Great Divide

April 26, 2018

New Yorkers take their upstate-downstate divide seriously. But what caused this fierce separation? Edmund J. McMahon, founder and research director of the Empire Center for Public Policy, joins host Jenna Flanagan to explain.

McMahon will also shed light on what once made New York State’s economy great, and which region he believes is poised to make a comeback.

Mutual of America PSEG

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MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Rosalind P. Walter, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Janet Prindle Seidler, Judy and Josh Weston and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation.

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