This past week Hurricane Sandy not only destroyed homes, buildings and did billions of dollars worth of damage, it has made a huge impact on the economy. A dip in the economy is expected along with some benefits. Newer, better buildings will be created in the city and even new machines and infrastructure will appear. Although it definitely had negative effects, the recovery process will create jobs and even boost GDP in the long run. This can be used to predict the production in NY. Emily W.