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When you say that the golden days of growth are over, expect lots of attention. Robert Gordon, a professor at Northwestern University, has been going around for several years making exactly this case. He now has a book, "The Rise and Fall of … more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
Be it ever so modest, Rhode Island's recovery is reigniting the debate over which economic-development policies are the best ones to implement. And despite the wonky subject matter, it is one that touches some very emotional issues. At … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
Disruption is a buzzword in current academic research, but it can have real-life implications that often are quite powerful. Uber, the Web-based ride-sharing service, complements and supplants licensed taxi service and undercuts the … more
MindImmune Therapeutics Inc. will receive $500,000 in seed funding from Slater Technology Fund to support the drug discovery venture’s launch. more
A ringing bell echoes loudly in the foyer of ParsonsKellogg LLC. The sound interrupts Director of Business Development Bryan McWilliams midsentence. He's explaining how the East Providence company represents Rhode Island as a top player in … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College named its Center for Design, Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing after U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin in a ceremony Oct. 17. The center will provide state-of-the-art technology for RIC students, engage … more
PAWTUCKET – Boosted by Star Wars sales, Hasbro Inc. beat analyst estimates in the third quarter, showing a profit of $207.6 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, compared with $180.5 million, or $1.40 per diluted share, in the year-ago period. … more
Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the U.S. last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private companies, according to research firm PitchBook Data. more
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