On Thursday, March 7, 2013, Wagner College hosted a visit with Crain’s New York Business columnist Greg David, who was talking about his new book, “Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City.” The book follows the high-stakes drama since the 1960s of real estate development, the growth of inequality, the role of immigration and the prospects for diversification in New York City.
Greg David, director of the Business & Economics Reporting Program at the CUNY Journalism School, is a current weekly contributor and former editor of Crain’s New York Business. During his 25-year tenure as editor, Crain’s won two Gerald W. Loeb awards for excellence in business reporting as well as general excellence awards from the Alliance of Area Business Publications and the Society of American Business Writers and Editors. He personally has won awards for his columns and editorials from the two groups in recent years. Check out his blog, Greg David on New York.
Greg David’s talk at Wagner College was sponsored by the President’s Office, the City Studies program, the History Department and the Center for Leadership and Engagement.