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The Importance of Small and Micro Businesses in Boston

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Labor Market

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Document Date:
02/15/2019
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An analysis of micro businesses (less than 5 employees) and small businesses (less than 50 employees) in Boston, focusing on industry distribution, employment, and economic impact.

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Trends in Boston Business Establishments and Payroll Employment

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Industry Profiles, Labor Market

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Document Date:
05/10/2018
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This presentation looks at trends over the past 15 years in Boston business establishments and payroll employment. The analysis looks at trends in business services, education, health care and social assistance, consumer services, and production and transportation industries.

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Boston's Workforce: An Assessment of Labor Market Outcomes and Opportunities

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Labor Market

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Document Date:
03/15/2016
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This report takes stock of the current and projected labor market conditions facing Boston residents. It focuses on three major areas:

  • -Assessing current labor market outcomes for Boston residents.
  • -Contrasting the employment outcomes of residents to those of non-residents working in the city.
  • -Exploring recent and projected trends in the local economy and the job opportunities available to city residents.

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Boston's Economy - 2015

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Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development

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Document Date:
10/19/2015
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Boston's economy has grown steadily since the end of the Great Recession in mid-2009, outperforming both Massachusetts and the nation with annual job growth of 2.0 percent between 2010 and 2014. This report describes Boston's economy in terms of jobs, unemployment, wages, key industries, and real estate.

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Boston's Growing Economy

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Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development

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Document Date:
10/16/2015
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This presentation provides statistics showing historical trends that shaped the economy of Boston. Presentation sections include A Growing Economy, Strong Core Industries, A Vibrant Labor Market (Jobs in Boston), A Productive Resident Labor Force, and A Booming Real Estate Market.

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Boston in Context: Neighborhoods - 2015

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

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N/A

Document Date:
08/04/2015

Description

This publication compares Boston and its neighborhoods to the U.S. and Massachusetts on several demographic, economic and housing characteristics. This report uses a combination of 2010 Census data and 2009-2013 American Community Survey data.

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Boston's Neighborhood Business Patterns

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Industry Profiles, Labor Market

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Document Date:
08/07/2014
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Boston's Neighborhood Business Patterns examines private sector employment by neighborhood. It provides information on Boston's leading industries and employers, employment size, and the location of businesses and jobs in Boston.

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2014 NIH Report

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Income & Poverty, Labor Market

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Document Date:
06/23/2014
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High-skilled Immigrants in the Massachusetts Civilian Labor Force

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

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Document Date:
04/23/2014
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Immigrants are an increasingly important source of labor for the Massachusetts economy. This presentation explores immigrant workers in Massachusetts with a Bachelor's degree or higher, defined as "high-skilled."

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Low-to-Middle Skill Jobs in Boston

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Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market

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N/A

Document Date:
12/13/2013
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This presentation details the low-to-middle skill job openings, and the skills needed for those jobs, from 2012 to 2016.

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