Foot-dragging hurts Framingham’s competitiveness, expert says


By Danielle Ameden | The MetroWest Daily News | November 14, 2012 The town has many competitive advantages, but it must deal with several “deal breakers” for economic development, a consultant told selectmen Tuesday. Presenting the results of a municipal self-assessment tool, Northeastern University researcher Barry Bluestone said Framingham is far behind comparable communities when […]

VIDEO: Manufacturing Leading the Economic Recovery


By Susan Petroni | Framingham Patch | October 19, 2012 Massachusetts is expected to see 100,000 manufacturing jobs over the next decade or about 10,000 manufacturing jobs per year said Northeastern University Professor and economist Barry Bluestone at the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce Exec-Connect luncheon Thursday. Speaking before 70 MetroWest business and government leaders at the Sheraton Hotel, Bluestone said […]

Economist: Colleges, voke schools need to do more job prep


By Laura Krantz | The MetroWest Daily News | October 19, 2012 Manufacturing is flourishing in Massachusetts, economist Barry Bluestone said Thursday, but community colleges and vocational schools should do more to prepare students for jobs in those industries. The Northeastern University economist, at a business luncheon in Framingham, lectured on the results of a study he […]

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