Research Publications

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The Boston Economy in 2010

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Jan 01 2011 Publication Date

This report profiles Boston's current economic state and analyzes past recessions with an eye toward the prospects for recovery.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
Boston Continues to Give More Than It Gets

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Apr 20 2010 Publication Date

As a follow-up to the publication released in 2006, this short report demonstrates that although Boston has increased its share of population, employment, Gross State Product, and state tax revenues, the city's share of state aid has further declined.


Topics: Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
The Boston Economy 2008

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Sep 01 2008 Publication Date

This report for 2008 presents the major economic, real estate market, and demographic trends for the city and region.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
The New Boston Chartbook - 2007

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May 01 2007 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
The Boston Economy 2007

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May 01 2007 Publication Date

This report for 2007 presents the major economic, real estate market, and demographic trends for the city and region. Much of the data in this report extends through year-end 2006 and into the first quarter of 2007.


Topics: Income & Poverty, Industry Profiles, Labor Market, Real Estate & Development
The Boston Economy 2005

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Oct 01 2005 Publication Date

Boston’s economy is once more showing signs of steady growth and of recovery from a regional economic recession after four years of a slow economy.


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