What’s Keeping Teens Out of Work

AliciaSasserModestino

Such soft skills, as they are also known, are usually developed through job experience, creating a Catch-22 for young would-be workers, said Alicia Sasser Modestino, an economist at Northeastern University who studies hiring practices.

Frank Joyce receives Waltham chamber’s Community Achievement Award

Dorchester_Heights_Historic_District_South_Boston_MA_01

Joyce received a plaque in front of the approximately 350 people gathered for the Annual Meeting & Business Luncheon. Barry Bluestone, Stearns Trustee Professor of Political Economy at Northeastern University, gave the keynote address.

Buffalo Exchange: Retrofitting a Rust Belt capital

Catherine Tumber

During the winter of 2014, at roughly the same time, two projects laying claim to the future were unveiled in Buffalo, New York. One was Buffalo State College’s proposal to offer the world’s first PhD program in Creativity Studies. The other was a state plan to build facilities for two “green” manufacturers of LED lights and solar panels on the former site of Republic Steel.

Editorial: Population study a call to action for our communities

bloombergpic1

In two separate presentations last month, Northeastern University professor and noted regional economist Barry Bluestone addressed community and business leaders in both Rockport and Gloucester, outlining his Rockport findings and updating data for a Gloucester economic study.

Soaring rents drain household budgets for millions of working people

LOCUSslide

Rents are rising, and the working poor are spending more each month on housing, forcing tough choices between shelter and essentials, such as food and medicine. While local programs offer some assistance, the federal government has no appetite for addressing the crisis in affordable housing, and experts say without a coordinated national effort, the crisis will deepen.

Modular building innovation could be the future of Boston

bGlobe

By Mike Ross | The Boston Globe | April 6, 2015 AS I recently watched my 7-year-old nephew effortlessly assemble a fabulous building from Lego pieces, it gave me an idea about Boston’s housing needs. Maybe Boston officials and developers could learn something from him and those easy-to-use reusable blocks. The city must find more […]

Boston 2024 bid officer presents Olympic case

120214i-Eric-Haynes-Barry-Bluestone

Boston 2024 chief bid officer Erin Murphy explained why the city should host the Summer Olympics on Wednesday night at North­eastern, saying that the Games rep­re­sent a huge eco­nomic oppor­tu­nity for Massachusetts.

Gloucester development: strengths, needs

BarryBluestoneBostonGlobe

As far as city websites go, Gloucester’s fails — at least according to one Northeastern professor and economist.

It takes a ‘millennial’ village to get cheap housing in Boston

20MicroHousing 2 141

By Dante Ramos | The Boston Globe | March 25, 2015 THE TERM “millennial village” conjures up funny images — think of a tiny hamlet where the natives live in thatched huts and communicate via Snapchat. But if a playful new name is what’s necessary to get cheap, compact housing built in Boston, then bring it […]

More Proof That Graduating in the Recession Was Awful

bloombergpic2

“Employers were able to get that college-educated worker on the cheap,” said Alicia Sasser Modestino, a Northeastern University professor and the paper’s lead author.

MyNEUFind Faculty & StaffFind A-ZEmergency InformationSearch

360 Huntington Ave., Boston, Massachusetts 02115 • 617.373.2000 • TTY 617.373.3768
© 2013 Northeastern University

заем и кредит займ мгновенный на карту займ на карту мгновенно микрозайм займы онлайн на карту микрозайм на карту займы на карту срочно