Research Publications

Explore the BPDA Research Division publications below by keyword, neighborhood, or topic. If you have questions about these documents, or are looking for specific information, please review the Frequently Requested Information page. This page features publications covering the most requested economic and demographic data for Boston.

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Commercial Land Use in Boston

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Oct 01 2003 Publication Date

An analysis of different types of commercial land use in Boston and their economic impacts on the city and the region.


Topics: Industry Profiles, Real Estate & Development
Boston Economy 2003

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Oct 01 2003 Publication Date

A report on major economic, demographic and market indicators for Boston.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
Leadership Through Innovation

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Apr 01 2003 Publication Date

Innovation and public-private partnerships have played central roles in the development of Boston's modern economy. This report discusses the evolution of the city's economy with detailed data for 1970-2000.


Topics: Industry Profiles, Real Estate & Development
Boston Still #1 College City

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Oct 01 2002 Publication Date

Boston is home to 36 colleges and universities, and over 135,000 students, making it one of the world's leading intellectual centers.


Topics: Industry Profiles
Intellectual Capital Drives Boston’s Record as a Top Location for Business

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Sep 01 2002 Publication Date

Discusses Boston's consistently high rankings in Fortune Magazine as a place to live and do business. This success comes from the innovation and intellectual capital driving the city's major industries.


Topics: Industry Profiles, Real Estate & Development
Boston Influence Found Throughout The Region

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Jul 01 2002 Publication Date

Boston is the economic, cultural, medical, educational and governmental capital of New England.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
Supermarkets good news for Boston's Neighborhoods

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Jun 01 2002 Publication Date

Since 1992, 21 new or expanded supermarkets have opened in Boston's neighborhoods, giving residents more convenience and choice.


Topics: Industry Profiles
Federal R&D Funding in Boston

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May 01 2002 Publication Date

The City’s Intellectual Capital Yields Large Economic Benefits. This report details the level and type of research and development funding occurring in Boston and its impacts upon the city's economy.


Topics: Industry Profiles, Labor Market
Manufacturing in Boston 2002

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Jan 01 2002 Publication Date

Manufacturing product types and locations in Boston and its neighborhoods.


Topics: Industry Profiles
Technology Factsheet

N/A Neighborhoods

Dec 01 2001 Publication Date

Technology Factsheet


Topics: Industry Profiles