The Boston Globe – This spring, there’s more than a hint of optimism in the air – 4/7/2014

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Is this the year the US economy finally takes off? Despite a slow start in 2014, many economists say, “Yes.”

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.

The Republican – Outlook 2014: Which way is the Massachusetts economy pointing as we enter 2014? – 2/8/14

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Director Barry Bluestone estimates that 100,000 skilled manufacturing jobs in Massachusetts will open up in the next decade as older workers retire.

The Bay State Banner – Obama puts spotlight on growing income inequality – 2/5/14

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Director Barry Bluestone tells the Bay State Banner that income immobility is a compounding factor in income inequality and is one reason the income gap is so big.

The Boston Globe – On Solid Footing – 1/31/14

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Alan Clayton-Matthews tells the Globe that he expects Massachusetts’ unemployment rates to drop as the economy heads into a “classical recovery phase.”

The Boston Globe – Mass. job growth best since 2000 – 1/24/14

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Alan Clayton-Matthews talks about how Massachusetts is benefiting from stronger national and global economies, despite relatively high unemployment numbers.

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.

PBS Newshour: The Rundown – The day Reagan’s labor secretary admitted he was wrong about inequality – 12/9/13

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Barry Bluestone talks to PBS Newshour about how increasing inequality is directly linked to higher unemployment, a theory that he and a past colleague began promoting in the late 80′s.

PBS Newshour – Rosier-than-expected jobs report doesn’t improve outlook for long-term jobless – 12/6/13

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Dukakis Center director Barry Bluestone comments on the November jobs report and argues that extending unemployment benefits would put people back to work.

The Boston Globe – Mass., US show unexpected economic growth – 11/7/13

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Economics professor Alan Clayton-Matthews comments on a recent report on the economy, for which he was a contributor.

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