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Lyon has a population of 720,890 (2012) with an area of 47.87 km2 (18.512) and a GDP Per Capita of $44,000. Lyon has been known as the French capital of gastronomy for several centuries
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Boston.com As commencement season wraps up, study says half of college grads are expected to leave Boston
By Katherine Landergan, Town Correspondent As commencement season draws to a close, 1 out of every 2 local graduates are expected to immediately move out of Boston, according to a report by Northeastern University. The report, which was released this spring by the World Class Cities Partnership out of Northeastern University, found that recent grads from Boston colleges and universities tend to move elsewhere for job opportunities. Boston loses recent graduates to New York City, San Francisco, or Washington DC. The researchers didn’t...read more
By Morgan Rousseau March 27, 2013 It’s no secret that Boston and Cambridge are home to some of the world’s most elite colleges and universities, an attribute that attracts thousands of students each year. Sounds great, but there’s a downside – half of them earn their degree, then exit to the left. That’s why a coalition of city and educational leaders will hold a Mass Talent Retention public hearing Thursday on how to convince local talent to stay put after graduation. “We want to make sure that we keep the young, vibrant talent...read more