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UMass Donahue Institute

A program of the Economic and Public Policy Research Group at the UMass Donahue Institute
in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

About MassBenchmarks

MassBenchmarks is an initiative of the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. It is managed and staffed by the Institute’s Economic & Public Policy Research group. The project mobilizes economic experts within the University of Massachusetts system and from other public and private research institutions around the state to produce and distribute relevant assessments of the Massachusetts economy through reports, commentary, and analysis. These assessments take the form of the MassBenchmarks journal and a series of free-standing research bulletins and leading indices to assess the Massachusetts economy.


Dr. Mark Melnik, Senior Managing Editor, MassBenchmarks 
Director, Economic and Public Policy Research 
University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute 

Dr. Mary Burke, Co-Editor, MassBenchmarks 
Senior Economist and Policy Advisor 
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 

Dr. Michael Goodman, Co-Editor, MassBenchmarks 
Professor of Public Policy 
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 

Dr. Alan Clayton-Matthews, Senior Contributing Editor, MassBenchmarks 
Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy, emeritus 
School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University 

MassBenchmarks Editorial Board

Katharine Bradbury, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, retired 
Frederick Breimyer, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 
Lynn Browne, Founding Editor; Brandeis University; Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, retired 
Peter Doeringer, Boston University, Professor Emeritus 
Robert Forrant, University of Massachusetts Lowell 
Keren Horn, University of Massachusetts Boston 
Michael Klein, Tufts University 
Yolanda Kodrzycki, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, retired 
Frank Levy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor Emeritus 
Robert Nakosteen, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Executive Editor Emeritus 
Alicia Sasser Modestino, Northeastern University 
Christopher Probyn, State Street Bank 
James Stock, Harvard University 
Jeffrey Thompson, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Robert K. Triest, Northeastern University Paul Willen, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

MassBenchmarks Staff

Rebecca Loveland, Project Manager/Managing Editor
Abigail McGuigan, Manager of Bulletin Releases
Andrew Hall, Research Analyst
Chris Bell, Designer
Moira Clingman, Designer
Louis Wigdor, Copy Editor

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The UMass Donahue Institute is pre-approved to offer a variety of options for streamlined, simplified contracting both within Massachusetts and at the federal level.

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