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Economic Indicators
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The Socialist candidate for the French presidency, Benoit Hamon, says he doesn't believe in the "myth" and "quasi-religion" of growth-- it's part of the "consumerist, productivist and materialist model" of development, he argues. more
How many more jobs can the U.S. economy add before it runs out of ready, willing, and able workers? more
Providence County has the lowest tax burden among Rhode Island’s five counties, according to SmartAsset’s third annual study. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 70th among the 100 largest metro areas in the Milken Institute’s 2017 Best Cities for Successful Aging report and index, a collaboration of the Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging and Research Department, released earlier this week. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 52nd highest out of 358 metro areas for its 8 percent construction employment gain over the year in January, the Associated General Contractors of America said Friday. more
Output at U.S. manufacturers rose in February for a sixth consecutive month, underscoring a sustained rebound in the industry. more
PROVIDENCE – The Ocean State ranks ninth highest in state and local tax burden as a percentage of state income and per capita, in the Tax Foundation's 2017 annual Facts & Figures report, based on fiscal 2012 data. Rhode Island's state and … more
The Massachusetts economy continues to perform well, given that total jobs, unemployment, wages and gross state product are close to or better than pre-recession levels. more
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to Congress calls for eliminating social programs dating to President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and would cut spending on assistance to needy counties in Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta as well as hungry schoolchildren in Cambodia. more
Rhode Island is the best state for nurses, followed by Massachusetts, according to a recent study by Zippia. more
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