The Boston Globe – State’s job ranks rose in ’13 – 3/7/14

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Alan Clayton-Matthews says the Massachusetts economy has been performing very well despite jobless rates, which fell in January.

Gloucester Times – Cape Ann workforce in Chamber spotlight – 2/26/14

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Barry Bluestone will help focus a Chamber mission on growing Gloucester’s and Cape Ann’s evolving local economics based on the latest Massachusetts economic growth and job numbers.

Micro-Apartments: Boston’s Housing Solution Or Developers’ Cash Cow? – 2/17/2014

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From New York to San Francisco, micro-apartments are the buzzword in urban planning. Developers and academics are pitching the tiny units as a solution for cities starving for housing.

BostonHerald.com – ‘‘Great Expectations’ for Walsh’ – 1/5/14

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The Dukakis Center’s Greater Housing Report Card was included in a recent article that contemplates what newly elected Boston mayor Marty Walsh will do once inaugurated.

MPR – Manufacturing 2.0: Old Industry Creating New High-Tech Jobs – 12/26/13

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Director Barry Bluestone says he’s seen many companies transform themselves into high-tech competitive operations, whereas before they used to make much lower-tech products.

Minnesota Public Radio – Is it getting easier to find products made in the U.S.? – 12/26/13

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Dukakis Center Director Barry Bluestone says we’re seeing a renaissance in manufacturing. Nanotech, for example, holds great promise for cutting-edge U.S. manufacturing firms, he says.

The Boston Globe – State’s jobless rate surpasses nation’s for 1st time in 5 years – 12/20/13

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Professor Alan Clayton-Matthews tells the Boston Globe that Massachusetts’ job situation is “far from dire” as employers have reported job growth in October and November.

Radio Open Source – Where’s Boston? waiting a new mayor…a new radio show – 12/19/13

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Barry Bluestone joins Radio Boston host Christopher Lydon and several other Bostonians with varying backgrounds and perspectives to discuss the City’s past and what they believe will be its future.

The Boston Globe – Workers’ skills aren’t matching available jobs – 12/17/13

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Policy School professor and economist Alan Clayton-Matthews says it’s unrealistic to expect people trained for one occupation to train for an entirely different one because demand changes.

The Daily Item – Survey: Saugus Town Meeting process slows development efforts – 12/13/13

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Barry Bluestone, director of the Dukakis Center, is directing the town of Saugus’ (MA) effort to stabilize the economy through driving economic development.

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