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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Imagine all the People - Colombian

N/A Neighborhoods

Mar 01 2011 Publication Date

"imagine all the people" is a series produced by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Research Division for the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians that highlights immigrant communities and their contributions to Boston's social, cultural and economic life.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Language
Boston by the Numbers - Colleges & Universities

N/A Neighborhoods

Mar 01 2011 Publication Date

Boston by the Numbers is a series created by the Research Division that highlights the characteristics of Boston's population and economy.


Topics: Education
Boston's Foreign Born Population

N/A Neighborhoods

Dec 01 2010 Publication Date

A presentation given by Alvaro Lima, Director of the BRA's Research Division, to the Success in Working with English Language Learners workshop at the Boston's Children's Museum to a group of educators of after school programs.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Language, Race
New Bostonians Summit Presentation

N/A Neighborhoods

Mar 01 2010 Publication Date

The BRA's Research Division provided data and analysis for the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians (MONB) first New Bostonians Summit held on March 31, 2010. This presentation given by Alvaro Lima, Director of Research, at the Summit, highlights and discusses the importance of education and language skills to the labor market, both current and for the future, and its accompanying economic impact.


Topics: Education, Foreign-born, Language
Briefing Book - Labor Market Trends

N/A Neighborhoods

Mar 01 2010 Publication Date

The BRA's Research Division provided data and analysis for the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians (MONB) first New Bostonians Summit held on March 31, 2010. The Labor Market Trends is a Summit briefing book that looks at Metro Boston's current labor market and workforce, highlighting the importance of education and language skills both currently and in the future.


Topics: Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Income & Poverty, Labor Market, Race
Briefing Book - ESOL

N/A Neighborhoods

Mar 01 2010 Publication Date

The BRA's Research Division provided data and analysis for the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians (MONB) first New Bostonians Summit held on March 31, 2010. The English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Programs in Boston is a Summit briefing book focusing on ESOL students in Boston and how well they are performing in Massachusetts Department of Education (DOE) funded language-learning courses.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Language, Race
Briefing Book - Education

N/A Neighborhoods

Mar 01 2010 Publication Date

The BRA's Research Division provided data and analysis for the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians (MONB) first New Bostonians Summit held on March 31, 2010. The Education and the Foreign-Born in Boston is a Summit briefing book about the differences in the educational attainment between Boston's native-born and foreign-born population.


Topics: Education, Foreign-born, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Language, Race
New Bostonians 2009

N/A Neighborhoods

Sep 28 2009 Publication Date

New Bostonians 2009 is an update to the New Bostonians 2005, a demographic and economic snapshot of Boston's foreign-born population, prepared for the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians by the BRA Research Division. This recent update contains new data and calculations using the most recent American Community Survey, a yearly survey by the U.S. Census Bureau to allow communities to see how they are changing in the years between decennial censuses.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Households & Families, Income & Poverty, Language, Race
Imagine all the People - Foreign Born (English)

N/A Neighborhoods

Jun 01 2009 Publication Date

Produced by the Boston Redevelopment Authority's Research Division for the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians this is the introduction to the "imagine all the people" series that highlights immigrant communities and their contributions to Boston's social, cultural, and economic life. This recently updated profile contains new data and calculations using the most recent American Community Survey, a yearly survey by the U.S. Census Bureau to allow communities to see how they are changing in the years between decennial censuses.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Language
Imagine all the People - Haitian (Creole)

N/A Neighborhoods

Jun 01 2009 Publication Date

This recently updated profile is in Creole and contains the new data and calculations using the most recent American Community Survey, a yearly survey by the U.S. Census Bureau to allow communities to see how they are changing in the years between decennial censuses. "imagine all the people" is a series produced by the Boston Redevelopment Authority Research Division for the Mayor's Office of New Bostonians that highlights immigrant communities and their contributions to Boston's social, cultural and economic life.


Topics: Age, Education, Foreign-born, Gender, Language