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Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Industry

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Industry Profiles, Labor Market

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Document Date:
11/01/2011
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Check out our new series on the largest industries in the City of Boston, that contains facts including employment, major employers, education, and more.

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LMAT noted as resource in Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia publication

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Labor Market

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Document Date:
09/20/2011
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The BRA Research Division’s work was noted in the Fall 2011 issue of Cascade, a publication by the community development studies and education department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The topic is workforce development and the Labor Market Assessment Tool (LMAT) is listed as a resource.

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Triple Bottom Line Calculator: Urban Sustainability Directors Network

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Industry Profiles, Labor Market

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Document Date:
07/01/2011
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The BRA Research Division developed a model of a Triple Bottom Line (TBL) Calculator for assessing the economic, environmental, and social impact of strategic capital investments in municipalities for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) led by the Energy and Environmental Services Department at the City of Boston.

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Measuring Return on Capital Investments in the City of Boston

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Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development

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Document Date:
07/01/2011
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Mark Melnik, Deputy Director for Research, presents at the 2011 Transportation Research Board, Joint Summer Meeting, July 11, Future Directions for the Federal Transportation Programs, on "How Can We Better Measure Return on Transportation Investments?"

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ACS 2005-2009 Estimate - Boston

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Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Labor Market, Language, Race

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Document Date:
06/01/2011
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The American Community Survey (ACS) is an annual survey conducted by the US Census Bureau using a sample of the total population to create estimates.

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The Largest Employers in Boston 2011

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Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development

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Document Date:
03/01/2011
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The Largest Employers in the City of Boston is a report produced through the results of an analysis of the largest private sector companies with 500 or more employees in Boston.

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Boston by the Numbers - Economy & Jobs

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Income & Poverty, Labor Market

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Document Date:
03/01/2011
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Boston by the Numbers is a series created by the Research Division that highlights the characteristics of Boston's population and economy.

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Encore Careers

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Labor Market

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Document Date:
02/01/2011
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Mark Melnik, deputy director of research, co-authors article in the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Communities & Banking Spring 2011 issue. Demographic changes and economic growth will result in a changing labor picture that includes encore careers -- jobs filled with workers aged 55 and up. How will this impact the future labor force and labor trends?

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The Boston Economy in 2010

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Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development

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Document Date:
01/01/2011
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This report profiles Boston's current economic state and analyzes past recessions with an eye toward the prospects for recovery.

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Boston Continues to Give More Than It Gets

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Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development

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Document Date:
04/20/2010
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As a follow-up to the publication released in 2006, this short report demonstrates that although Boston has increased its share of population, employment, Gross State Product, and state tax revenues, the city's share of state aid has further declined.

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