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Guess everything costs more in New York City

Kai Ryssdal Jan 29, 2015
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Guess everything costs more in New York City

Kai Ryssdal Jan 29, 2015
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We are, as you know, a show about business and economics, so we try to find the money in everything we do. But occasionally we struggle to find an angle.

Take, just for instance, the blizzard earlier this week. I mean … can you really do a “what’s the cost of snow” story?

Turns out, you can.

Over the past 12 years in New York City, snow and ice removal costs have averaged about $1.8 million per inch.

This according to a recent post-storm report from the City Comptroller.

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