Nonprofit job growth outstrips rest of Massachusetts economy

BOSTON — March 7, 2005 — The nonprofit sector in Massachusetts is among the largest in the country and has experienced significantly more employment and job growth than other sectors of the state’s economy, according to a research report released today by the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC). Co- sponsored by the Mellon

Middle class flight on the rise

BOSTON — December 4, 2003 — An increasing number of native-born Massachusetts residents are leaving their home state for other New England states, while smaller numbers of highly educated, highly mobile young professionals are arriving, according to a new study released today by MassINC. The report, Mass.Migration, is a joint project of MassINC and the

Ian A. Bowles appointed Executive Director of MassINC

BOSTON — June 24 , 2003 — Ian A. Bowles will be the next Executive Director of the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC), Gloria Cordes Larson and Peter Meade, Co-chairmen of the MassINC Board of Directors, announced today. Bowles begins his position July 14, 2003. A well-respected public policy expert, Bowles has worked

Massachusetts residents see American Dream as harder to afford

BOSTON — May 28, 2003 — Seventy-four percent of residents see the high cost of living in Massachusetts as a problem in their lives, according to a new report released today by MassINC, the nonpartisan public policy think tank, and underwritten by the Citizens Bank Foundation. Most Bay State residents still rate the quality of

MassINC Board of Directors elects Peter Meade Co-Chairman

BOSTON — February 6, 2003 — Peter Meade, Executive Vice President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, has been named Co-Chairman of MassINC’s Board of Directors, joining Gloria Cordes Larson in leading the nonpartisan public policy think tank. The Board elected Meade during its January meeting.   “I am thrilled that a community leader

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