Unemployment rates can be deceptive, says Barry Bluestone. According to Dukakis Center research, the most important variable correlated with job growth is the availability of development sites.
PBS Newshour – Rosier-than-expected jobs report doesn’t improve outlook for long-term jobless – 12/6/13
Economists: Fed budget policies hurt Mass. By Jordan Graham | Boston Herald | June 28, 2013 The state economy, despite performing well compared to the rest of the country, has begun to stall due to federal tax and budget policies, a group of local economists said yesterday. The MassBenchmarks Editorial Board, made up of economists […]