Economic study prompts small businesses to join coalition, showcase vital role of internet to New York economy

New York, NY – After a recent economic study finds direct links between the internet ecosystem and economic growth in New York, New York-based businesses join the national coalition, Internet for Growth, to help tell their individual stories of how they and their businesses have benefited from the internet.

The Economic Impact of the Market-Making Internet, a study released every four years by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), finds that the internet contributed $152.4 billion to the state’s GDP in 2020, and accounts for approximately 432,000 jobs in the Empire State.