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BRA Research Division Releases "Boston Gives More Than it Gets Report"

Apr 21, 2010

In 2006, the Boston Redevelopment Authority released a report called “Boston Gives More than it Gets from the Rest of Massachusetts”, which demonstrated that the City of Boston serves as the state’s economic engine, a key generator of jobs, Gross State Product, state tax revenues, tourism, and affordable housing. In spite of the importance of Boston’s contributions to the state economy, the benefits that the city receives from the state are disproportionately low, distributed at a level below its share of state population or revenue generation. Since that report, Boston has increased its share of state population, employment, Gross State Product and state tax revenues, but the city’s share of state aid has further declined.

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