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Massachusetts and its economic might

Corporation for Business, Work, and Learning

Massachusetts and its economic might

the power and potential of change

by Corporation for Business, Work, and Learning

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Published by The Corporation in [Boston, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic conditions

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    Statementprepared by the Corporation for Business, Work, and Learning for the Great and General Court of Massachusetts
    ContributionsMassachusetts. General Court
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p. ;
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25470602M
    OCLC/WorldCa39270989

    The Massachusetts economy made a big comeback in the second quarter of after a disappointing start to the year. The state’s gross domestic product grew by 4 percent, compared to the. Massachusetts is currently ranked 28 th in the United States for its economic outlook. This is a forward-looking forecast based on the state’s standing (equal-weighted average) in 15 important state policy variables. Data reflect state and local rates and revenues and any effect of federal deductibility.

    #13 Best Colleges for Economics in Massachusetts Alum: MHC is a truly unique experience! As a historically women's college, it provides students with many wonderful traditions, as well as loads of opportunities that traditionally co-ed schools do not offer. Massachusetts Current and Leading Economic Indices The Massachusetts Current Economic Index for March was , up percent from February (at annual rates), and up percent from March The current index is normalized to in July and is calibrated to grow at the same rate as Massachusetts real gross domestic product.

    The Economic Impact Of Travel on Massachusetts Counties A Study Prepared for the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism By the Research Department of the U.S. Travel Association Washington, D.C. September Massachusetts Bay also began as a company, and its founders were hardly averse to profit. But it was created as a sort of religious community for Puritans, famously described by John Winthrop as a.


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Richard D. Brown is professor of history at the University of Connecticut. His latest book is The Strength of a People: The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in Early America, – Jack Tager is professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and coeditor of the Historical Atlas of Massachusetts (University of Massachusetts Press, ).Cited by: 3.

Massachusetts - Massachusetts - Economy: The economy of Massachusetts today is based largely on technological research and development and the service sector (including tourism).

This represents a major shift from the state’s preindustrial agricultural basis and maritime trade in the 17th and 18th centuries and the heavy manufacturing that characterized the 19th century and the first half of the 20th. Data extracted on: Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.

Massachusetts includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available. Barnstable Town, MA (Metropolitan NECTA). If Massachusetts businesses can find new workers by drawing on untapped pools across the state, that will blunt arguments that America’s economic recovery has passed its peak and that the.

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If you find a broken link, please contact us at [email protected] and let us know where you found the broken link, so that we can update our resource lists. Let's Begin. Massachusetts, the second of the 13 original colonies, became the sixth state in the union in February Today, the fields of education and health services employ the most people in Massachusetts.

In addition, any legal entity, other than a sole proprietor, non-profit or entity that has no personal property in Massachusetts, that is treated as a corporation for federal income tax purposes must file the annual certification with Department of Revenue’s MassTaxConnect to verify its status as a corporation to be included in the Corporations Book listing.

Generally, if a company is not listed and it believes that it. The industrial revolution completely transformed Massachusetts in the 19th century.

It changed the economy, society, transportation, health and medicine and led to many inventions and firsts in Massachusetts history. The industrial revolution began in England and eventually spread to the rest of the world, but came late to the United States, finally arriving in the late s and early s.

Massachusetts' rocky soil and cold climate, with its long, harsh, winters made large-scale plantation farming -- as seen in the Virginia Colony -- impossible. Rather, the majority of Massachusetts colonists worked small, subsistence-level farms.

In every Massachusetts town, families retained individual plots of land where they farmed basic crops. On the basis of its solvency in five separate categories, Massachusetts ranks 47th among the US states for fiscal health. Massachusetts has between and times the cash needed to cover short-term obligations, well below the US average.

Revenues only cover 95 percent of expenses, with a worsening net position of –$ per capita. 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. In Eastern Massachusetts, following World War II, the economy was transformed from one based on heavy industry into a service-based economy.

Government contracts, private investment, and research facilities led to a new and improved industrial climate, with. Massachusetts has the six-healthiest economy in the country, according to a new study published Wednesday by Ohio University, whose researchers ranked the performance of each state's economy over.

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To avoid war Congress resorted to Jefferson's Embargo Act ofbut its provisions dealt a severe blow to the economy of Massachusetts and the rest of the nation. War with Great Britain came anyway inand it was extremely unpopular in New England. By JIM KINNEY, [email protected] HADLEY — Massachusetts grew its economy by percent in the third quarter of on the strength of a strong labor market in the eastern part of the state.

Editorial: Don’t take the Massachusetts economy for granted Sep 6,pm EDT Greater Boston has one more notch in its economic-strength. Countless books are set in Massachusetts.

Many of us probably remember reading authors like Hawthorne, Alcott, Thoreau, and Melville in school and recall and their connections to the Bay State. I’ve lived in Massachusetts for my whole life. I enjoy noticing local connections and seeing place names and even surnames that I recognize in print.

Massachusetts Bay Colony, one of the original English settlements in present-day Massachusetts, settled in by a group of about 1, Puritan refugees from England under Gov.

John Winthrop and Deputy Gov. Thomas Dudley. Through streamlining operations, acquiring new businesses and ensuring that each business under the GE umbrella was one of the best in its field, the company was able to expand dramatically from to InWelch joined GE as a chemical engineer for its plastics division in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Massachusetts is the 7th smallest state in the United States with an area of 10, square miles (27, km 2). It is bordered to the north by New Hampshire and Vermont, to the west by New York, to the south by Connecticut and Rhode Island, and to the east by the Atlantic husetts is the most populous New England state.

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ceteris paribus Economists often simplify analysis by setting aside things that are thought to be of less importance to the question of interest. Massachusetts employers rang out on an optimistic note as business confidence rose to its highest level in 15 months.

The Associated Industries of Massachusetts Business Confidence Index (BCI) gained points to last month, leaving it comfortably within optimistic territory points higher than a year ago.