September 4, 2013 | Wesley Lowrey | Boston.com City Councilor Michael P. Ross today released his housing plan and announced an endorsement by a well-known urban planner who is joining his campaign. Barry Bluestone will join the campaign as senior adviser on housing and economic development. He is the founding director of the Kitty and […]
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On March 22, 2013 Barry Bluestone presented during the final remarks of the three-day Housing Opportunity 2013 conference in Seattle, WA.
Bluestone presented Lessons from Massachusetts during the closing session on Setting Goals for Housing Opportunity.
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The MAR Report | August 10, 2012
In this late July(…early August?) edition of our “Five Questions With…Podcast”, we speak to Northeastern University Economist Dr. Barry Bluestone about the Massachusetts real estate market, the economy and more.
Dr. Barry Bluestone Bio:
Barry Bluestone is the Stearns Trustee Professor of Political Economy, the founding director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy (CURP), and the founding Dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University. The Center is a “think and do tank” devoted to research and policy in the areas of housing, workforce development, local economic development, manufacturing, and transportation. The new public policy school has been designed to more closely link Northeastern with the broader community, focusing on many of the critical challenges facing the city, the region, and the nation. Through its World Class Cities Partnership, the School is working with cities and universities throughout the world to better understand and meet the challenges faced by urban regions operating in a global economy. Read More
Boom in immigration fuels state population rise; Middlesex, Suffolk counties add most
By Matt Carroll | The Boston Globe | April 08, 2013
Driven by a boom in immigration, the Boston area grew by about 55,000 residents in a recent two-year period, according to new county population estimates by the US Census Bureau.
The population growth in Cambridge’s Middlesex County and Boston’s Suffolk County together accounted for about half the state’s overall growth of about 100,000 new residents between April 2010 and July 2012, the census figures show.