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Economic & Public Policy Research

Tag: Workforce Studies

  1. Oct 2017
    The purpose of the current Operating Report is to estimate the full economic impact of the first year of operations of the Plainridge Park Casino (PPC) on the Massachusetts economy.
  2. Jun 2017
    Produced for the New England Foundation for the Arts By the Economic and Public Policy Research Group of the UMass Donahue Institute
  3. Mar 2017
    The Institute provided economic analysis for the Mass Technology Learning Collaborative report
  4. Nov 2016
    The Economic and Public Policy Research (EPPR) group at the UMass Donahue Institute (UMDI) conducted research on the young adult labor force in Massachusetts. Research has shown that in recent years, labor force participation has declined among young adults (16 to 24 years old).
  5. Sep 2016
    Click title for the report's key findings. The Institute's client MassDevelopment manages the 4000-plus acre property. This is the fourth such report the Institute has provided MassDevelopment about Devens.
  6. Jun 2016
    This report performs an objective analysis to quantify the economic contributions of the University of Massachusetts system and its campuses on the Commonwealth's economy.
  7. Feb 2016
    An economic analysis of Gateway Cities and the 10 designated TDI Districts in Development.
  8. Jun 2015
    This business growth study looked at small-and medium-sized businesses (5 to 500 employees) in the Knowledge Corridor region of Connecticut and western Massachusetts. This analysis combines data from separate studies released by EPPR regarding growth businesses in the Pioneer Valley and the Capital Region of Connecticut.
  9. Nov 2009
    The IT industry is widely recognized as a driving force of Massachusetts' innovation economy.
  10. Apr 2007
    The UMass Donahue Institute recently released the study, “Help Wanted 2: Recruiting and Retaining the Next Generation of Human Services Workers in Massachusetts,” commissioned by the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc.
  11. Apr 2006
    The UMass Donahue Institute has released the study, “Help Wanted: The Future of the Human Services Workforce in Massachusetts” commissioned by The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc.
  12. Jun 2002
    This study describes the effects of two decades of boom and bust on workers and families, analyzing winners and losers in a new state economy.
  13. Mar 2002
    This report presents an analysis of a cluster of new media businesses – or technology enterprise - in Berkshire County.
  14. Oct 2001
    This report analyzes the Bristol Workforce Investment Area and identifies strategies to aid regional employers in finding the workers they need and to aid residents in attaining the skill levels sought by those employers
  15. May 2001
    The medical device industry in Massachusetts is both an ongoing vital contributor and a stabilizing factor to the state's economy during the recent recession, providing high paying manufacturing jobs, contributing to total state exports, attracting significant amounts of venture capital investment and utilizing local suppliers, according to this new, detailed study.

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