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Mass. Economic Growth Ticked Back Up In 1st Quarter

Multiple media outlets across Massachusetts reported on the publication of the MassBenchmarks Bulletin of leading and current indexes. The Bulletin is a frequent update and interpretation of trends in the economy.

From the current report:

""Massachusetts real gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the first quarter of 2016 according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index, released today by MassBenchmarks, the journal of the Massachusetts economy published by the UMass Donahue Institute in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In contrast, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, national real gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 0.5 percent during the same period."

See the WBUR story below or read the report

The bulletin's release was also covered in the The Boston Globe, The Springfield Republican, BusinessWest, Lowell Sun, Hampshire Gazette, The New Boston Post, Worcester Business Journal, The Berkshire Eagle, and The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC).

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