Tag Archives: MA job numbers

MA Job Creation – “Human Capital” ain’t what it used to be

First, if you aren’t tracking the excellent back-and-forth that Rob Eno is having at Red Mass Group (and elsewhere) with Patrick Administration Secretary of Economic Development Greg Bialecki about the validity (not) of the Administration’s job-creation (not) figures, check it out. It was fascinating even before the release last week of this statistic-and-chart-filled report by Mass Inc., sub-titled “Meeting…

Read More »

Breaking News on unemployment in Massachusetts

Red “BREAKING NEWS” banner on Boston.com earlier this morning, linked to an ‘article’ that is essentially an uncritical summary of this release from the Patrick/Murray Administration’s Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.  The first paragraph of said release tells the whole story:

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported today that

the September total unemployment rate decreased…

Read More »