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Economic Indicators
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Providence County has the lowest tax burden among Rhode Island’s five counties, according to SmartAsset’s third annual study. more
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State's economy is picking up steam, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released May 16 by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public … more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area saw its annual labor productivity grow 1.54 percent from 1978 to 2015, according to a study released recently by The Brookings Institution. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – While Rhode Island's economy ended the year with positive momentum, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro isn't convinced the state is on a permanent road to recovery. Lardaro's Current Conditions Index … more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased last week, while staying within a range that shows subdued firings. more
A custom shingle-style house, built in 2008, has sold for $3.5 million. It is the highest sale in Barrington since 2014, according to a news release from Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty, whose sales associates Kate Kirby Greenman and Michelle Kirby represented the sellers. more
Dr. Osama Hamdy, medical director of Joslin Diabetes Center’s obesity clinical program, calls diabetes a “global health crisis” wreaking havoc on an individual’s eyes, kidneys, feet, nerves, heart, reflexes, etc., and reducing one’s longevity. more
The sun is once again beginning to shine on the Rhode Island economy. Results paint 2016 as a good year for Ocean State businesses, and projections for 2017 are positive, according to the Winter 2017 PBN Business Survey, with predicted … more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said an interest-rate increase would “likely be appropriate” at the central bank’s upcoming meeting if employment and inflation continue to meet policymakers’ expectations. more
PROVIDENCE - The limited supply of houses for sale in Rhode Island continues to narrow, according to the latest statistics released by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. The association reported Feb. 28 that listings of single-family … more
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