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


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.

Labor disputes land like 1-2 punch in Boston mayor’s race


…But Northeastern University economist Barry Bluestone, who worked his way through college on a Ford assembly line and whose father was a United Auto Workers vice president, pointed out that many workers today are not in unions. Headlines about a wildcat bus driver strike or substantial pay increases can undercut public support for labor.

Worcester Business Journal: Economist: MetroWest Towns Must ‘Create Destiny’

Barry Bluestone, Director, Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, keynoted the MetroWest495 Biz Economic Forum in Framingham, MA on September 11. His address was covered in the Worcester Business Journal. Click here or see below to read the article. September 11, 2013 | Rick Saia | WBJournal.com Cities and towns in Massachusetts control […]

Boston.com: Ross releases housing plan, adds Barry Bluestone as economic adviser

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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 […]

Barry Bluestone speaks at Urban Land Institute’s Housing Opportunity 2013 conference


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.

Click HERE to view the video.

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