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Research Publications

Explore the 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.

Federal R&D Funding in Boston

N/A Neighborhoods

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
The Largest Private Employers in Boston 2001

N/A Neighborhoods

Aug 01 2001 Publication Date

Lists the largest private employers in Boston in 2001.

Topics: Industry Profiles, Labor Market
Boston Economy 2002

N/A Neighborhoods

Jun 01 2001 Publication Date

A comprehensive view of Boston's economy and its continued strength in the face of a national recession. Uses a variety of city, state, federal and private data sources.

Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
Boston's Unemployment is Lowest Ever Measured

N/A Neighborhoods

Mar 01 2001 Publication Date

Boston’s Unemployment is Lowest Ever Measured--Record unemployment rate leads to full employment economy.

Topics: Income & Poverty, Labor Market