Research Publications

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Boston's Creative Economy

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Oct 01 2005 Publication Date

The Research Division created an innovative analysis of Boston's creative economy, defined as those activities which have their origin in individual creativity, skill and talent and which have the potential for wealth and job creation.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
The Boston Economy 2004

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Sep 01 2004 Publication Date

Report for year 2004 presents major economic and demographic trends for the past ten years in a citywide and regional context.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
Boston Among 35 American Cities

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Sep 01 2004 Publication Date

Report on employment growth and specialization in 35 of the largest American cities including Boston with specific reference to location, growth and concentration of jobs in cities.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
Boston Chartbook - A Primer of Boston's Economy - 2004

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May 05 2004 Publication Date

Boston's economy presented in a series of graphs showing Boston's share of Massachusetts' jobs, goods and services, and tax revenues.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
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
Tax Exempt Property in Boston

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Dec 01 2002 Publication Date

Describes the impact, location, and issues of the fifty percent of Boston's land that is tax exempt.


Topics: Real Estate & Development
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