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Recent performance of the Massachusetts economy

Alan MacDonald

Recent performance of the Massachusetts economy

by Alan MacDonald

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Published by Massachusetts Division of Employment Security, Economic Research & Analysis Service in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts
    • Subjects:
    • Labor supply -- Massachusetts -- Statistics.,
    • Unemployment -- Massachusetts -- Statistics.,
    • Massachusetts -- Population.,
    • Massachusetts -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Alan MacDonald, Kenneth Volkman, Mary Richer.
      ContributionsVolkman, Kenneth., Richer, Mary., Massachusetts. Division of Employment Security. Economic Research & Analysis Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5725.M4 M25 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1815651M
      LC Control Number89622113

        Recent expansions: The company has moved one of its facilities from Monson to a square-foot building in Palmer. Workforce growth: Polymer added 35 jobs this year and now has about MassBenchmarks is the journal of the Massachusetts economy and is published by the UMass Donahue Institute in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Its editorial board is made up of leading economic analysts from across Massachusetts.

      Economic Impact Analysis We conduct rigorous economic impact analyses that trace the direct effects of industries, policies, investments, or business ventures on local, regional, and state economies. Economic impact metrics range from changes in business revenue, employment, wages and income, and gross state (or regional) product. Recent Economic Performance The Massachusetts economy is in the fourth year of the expansion that began in the summer of During this expansion, real gross state product has grown at % average annual rate, and payroll employment has grown at a % average annual rate.1 According to the payroll survey, payroll.

      Economic growth: Boston’s economy grew by percent between and as measured by Gross City Product (GCP). This builds on per-cent growth the prior year, running a point ahead of the growth rate of the overall U.S. economy. Job and wage growth: Boston outperformed both Massachusetts and the nation with annual job growth of June / The Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday 7 combination provides us with sales that we never would have received, providing a benefit to our employees, customers and the Massachusetts governmen t.” • “Anytime our government can do something like this to help the economy of our retail sector they should do it.”.


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The Massachusetts economy held up fairly well during the initial stages of the recession. From December to Augustthe state actually gained jobs while nation lost jobs. See Figures 1 and 2. Massachusetts’ better-than-average performance was short-lived, however.

The marked increases in the labor force is a positive sign for a growing economy, and should help ease the tight labor market pressures. Also, % is a historically low rate of unemployment in Massachusetts even after the last six monthly increases to the rate.

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Department of Commerce encompassing more than 5 decades--from to Recent Economic Performance The Massachusetts economy is in the fourth year of the expansion that began in the summer of Although real gross state product is % above its pre-recession peak, and 87% of theFile Size: KB.The Economic & Public Policy Research group (EPPR) provides unbiased analyses on the economic, demographic, workforce, and other public policy issues in Massachusetts, New England, and beyond.

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