Boston Globe coverage of MassBenchmarks 2.28.12 Bulletin
The Boston Globe published an article discussing factors related to the growth of the Massachusetts economy, as presented in a summary by MassBenchmarks economists. MassBenchmarks is the journal of the Massachusetts economy published in cooperation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Members of the editorial board include economists from UMass, Northeastern University, Boston University, Harvard, MIT, Wellesley College, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., and State Street Corp. They meet quarterly and release a summary of their discussions.
While the state’s economy continues to recover, the European debt crisis, rising gas prices and looming federal budget cuts threaten to hamper its modest growth.
Read article: Economists see growth for Mass., but risks loom
February 29, 2012