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Chinatown After September 11th: An Economic Impact Study (2002)

Drawing upon more than 30 data sources, including relief agencies and several community-based surveys, the study evaluated the extent of business and employment hardship stemming from infrastructure impediments and other factors. The study also examined the degree to which short-term assistance relieved economic distress for Chinatown, a community located less than ten blocks from the site of the World Trade Center.

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