This report provides a look at the scale and specific nature of the defense industry in Massachusetts.
Since 1969, Chapter 40B of the Massachusetts General Law has provided a unique tool for the development of affordable housing.
The IT industry is widely recognized as a driving force of Massachusetts' innovation economy.
This report summarizes the results of 2009 University of Massachusetts/Citizens Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) housing poll conducted by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute. This is the fourth such poll conducted in recent years.
The Patrick Administration's secretary of housing and economic development today announced that the state will use a recently completed comprehensive housing market assessment report to help determine the best way to meet future housing needs and guide policies to effectively ensure long-term economic growth and prosperity.
The survey, designed collaboratively, provides a broad look at the needs and current conservation strategies for Boston’s small businesses related to energy, clean technology, waste management and the purchasing of green products.
Growing Talent reports the research, findings and recommendations of the Life Sciences Talent Initiative, a comprehensive one-year study of talent needs in the Massachusetts life sciences industry and the capacity of the state’s higher education institutions and workforce training organizations to respond.
This article, published as the regional feature in the latest issue of MassBenchmarks (Volume 10, Issue 2), examines changing income distribution in the state and its regions, showing a long-term pattern of increasing income inequality in the Commonwealth.
The University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute was engaged by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to review the outcomes to date of the Special Education Transportation Pilot Program.
More than 163,000 Mass households will struggle to pay heating oil bills in coming year Elderly homeowners to bear brunt of burden
The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University commissioned a study to analyze the characteristics and economic impact of the veterinary medical industry in the six-state New England region.
The City of Springfield engaged the UMass Donahue Institute to prepare an assessment of economic needs in Springfield’s low and moderate income neighborhoods.