Recent Presentations

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Massachusetts Economic Outlook, 2016-2020

On January 17, 2017, Senior Research Associate Alan Clayton-Matthews presented at the New England Economic Partnership Economic Outlook Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Download Presentation (PDF)

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The State of Women’s Advancement in Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Public Policy

On March 3, 2017, Associate Director Alicia Sasser Modestino presented at The State of Women’s Advancement Symposium at Northeastern University. Download Presentation (PDF) Watch videos: Panel 1, Panel 2, Panel 3.

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The Massachusetts Economy and the Critical Importance of Skills Development

On October 19, 2016, Senior Research Associate Barry Bluestone presented at the Northeastern University Career Counselors Consortium on Massachusetts economy. Download Presentation (PDF)

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In the News

Politico

The Life-and-Death Consequences of Summer Jobs Programs

And five other surprising takeaways from research into the programs that big-city mayors love to brag about. By Debra Bruno | Politico Since the 1960s, big-city mayors have touted the virtues of summer jobs programs for inner-city kids with almost religious faith. Paying a couple of thousand dollars to local businesses to give poor kids […]

Boston Magazine

Five Elevator Pitches for Bringing Amazon to Boston

How some of the city’s brightest design and development experts would sell Jeff Bezos on Boston. By Chris Sweeney | Boston Magazine Amazon fever has swept the country. Earlier this month, Jeff Bezos announced that the company will invest $5 billion into a second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, which will eventually be home to 50,000 well-paid […]

bGlobe

Mike Dukakis: From brink of the presidency to a quiet life of significance

By Thomas Farragher | Boston Globe It happened a lifetime ago, in the days when few people knew who Michael Dukakis was, and still fewer could imagine the life that spread out before him — the governorships, the bid for the White House, the career today as an academic eminence grise. But what he saw […]

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Dukakis Center Experts

Ted Landsmark

Ted Landsmark

Expertise: Urban planning, diversity, higher education management, social justice

Joan Fitzgerald

Joan Fitzgerald

Expertise: Climate-change planning, economic development, renewable energy, urban economic development, urban sustainability

Alan Clayton-Matthews

Alan Clayton-Matthews

Expertise: Labor market assessment, state and local finance, urban economic development, urban fiscal policy, economic policy evaluation

Alicia Sasser Modestino

Alicia Sasser Modestino

Expertise: Labor market dynamics, skills mismatch, youth labor market attachment, migration, housing, health care reform, regional economic analysis

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