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Vitality in upstate medical manufacturing


  • Richard Deitz
  • Ramon Garcia


We describe the medical manufacturing industry generally and examine the industry's presence in upstate New York and its metropolitan areas. We show that upstate has a considerable employment concentration in the manufacture of both medical devices and pharmaceuticals. This activity is distributed widely among the region's metropolitan areas, with Buffalo, Glens Falls, Rochester, Syracuse, and Utica specializing in the industry overall and Albany showing strength in two subindustries.

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  • Richard Deitz & Ramon Garcia, 2002. "Vitality in upstate medical manufacturing," The Regional Economy of Upstate New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Fall.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fednre:y:2002:i:fall

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    1. Susan M. Walcott, 2002. "Analyzing an Innovative Environment: San Diego as a Bioscience Beachhead," Economic Development Quarterly, , vol. 16(2), pages 99-114, May.
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