Mass. economy outpaces US’: Region still faces challenges such as high energy costs

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The Massachusetts economy has brushed aside the record snowfall that hobbled businesses earlier this year to post impressive gains in employment, wages, and consumer spending, outpacing the nation as a whole. And the state’s economic growth is expected to accelerate, according to a report by the New England Economic Partnership, a nonprofit group of regional economic researchers.

Presentation on Braintree’s future Wednesday night

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Barry Bluestone, a professor at Northeastern University, and Mayor Joseph Sullivan will share the findings of “Envision Braintree” at a community meeting Wednesday night.

Halifax: Town Receives Economic Advice

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Halifax town officials, residents and business owners attended an economic presentation given Tuesday night at Northeastern University’s Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy.

Insider View: It’s time to greenlight Don Chiofaro’s harbor-garage project

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Chiofaro’s vision of how to make private developments open to the public should serve as a model for Boston. Northeastern University Professor of Political Economy and Director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, Barry Bluestone, explains why.

Buffalo Exchange: Retrofitting a Rust Belt capital

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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.

Gloucester development: strengths, needs

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

More Proof That Graduating in the Recession Was Awful

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“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.

Boston housing market working to match supply and demand

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Demand for housing in Boston is currently out of line with supply, according to the 12th annual Greater Boston Housing Report Card of 2014-2015, released Tuesday by The Boston Foundation.

Economist targets Rockport strengths, needs

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Parking, traffic, and a slow permitting process may be scaring businesses away from Rockport, professor and noted economist Barry Bluestone told residents and business leaders Thursday night.

Mass. jobless rate falls to 4.9%

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Massachusetts employers added a net 800 jobs in February, after increasing payrolls by 900 jobs in January.

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