BHI Executive Director David G. Tuerck chimes in on the awful “solution” to the fiscal cliff on Fox25-Boston. Suffolk University PhD candidate and BHI intern Ryan Murphy dissects the argument that state governments can create jobs by investing in green energy or infrastructure projects. Aside from the inconvenient truth that jobs on a project are actually a cost, state governments…Read More »
We're not ready to weigh in the great RMG debate over Bay state job creation numbers in 2011 but in BHI's latest Economic Indicators briefing we do take a look at where job trends were going in late 2011. Using metropolitan numbers collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found that local unemployment trended downward in January.…Read More »
More bad news for the Massachusetts economy. Boston Scientific a major medical device manufacturer is about to layoff between 1,200 and 1,400 workers. Meanwhile it has stepped up its investment in China.
The company recently had to recall 500 stents. Mass High Tech has the details:
Just one day after announcing plans to invest heavily in China, Boston Scientific Corp.…
In just another trifling piece of anecdotal evidence, Deval Patrick might be doing something right. DC, Dallas and Boston lead US in job growth Jobs are hard to come by in every U.S. city, but you stand a better chance of getting hired if you live in Washington, Dallas or Boston. Those three metropolitan areas topped the rest of…Read More »
Councilor At-Large Candidate Doug Bennett
on creating jobs in Boston Boston has the potential of being the Silicone Valley of the Northeastern United States. Unemployment is at 10% and Bostonians are losing their jobs. For Boston’s economy to rebound amidst the current global economic crisis, our own local economy must evolve. While many believe that to do this we must…