Join us on March 14th in-person or online for the release of the Boston Indicators Project 2012 report, City of Ideas: Reinventing Boston's Innovation Economy.
Trust for America's Health released a new report in March 2012 showing that investment in disease prevention can reduce health care costs, and improve the productivity of the American workforce so we can be competitive with the rest of the world.
Check out our 2011 special report The Measure of Poverty, which shows despite progress against concentrated poverty during the 1990s, much of those gains have been erased in the 2000s.
Brookings Institution's new report finds that after declining in the 1990s, the population in extreme-poverty neighborhoods - where at least 40% of individuals live below the poverty line - rose by one-third from 2000 to 2005-09.
According to a new report from the Brookings Institution, t
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) released their first State of Equity in MetroBoston report and website in 2011. The report establishes a baseline for equity-related indicators and the regional indicators program will help track the region's progress toward MetroFuture goals.
The Department of Neighborhood Development's Forclosure Trends 2010 report finds that 66% of petitioned properties and 76% of foreclosure deeds are located in five of the City's neighborhoods.
Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being is the first comprehensive review of the state of the nation's women since one prepared by Eleanor Roosevelt for President Kennedy in 1963. Released by the White House in support of the Council on Women and Girls, the report aggregates a host of federal data sources to paint a statistical portrait of the education, employment of American women.
State of the Dream 2011: Austerity for Whom?, a report by United for a Fair Economy finds US tax policy widening racial/ethnic inequality. White Americans are three times more likely than blacks and 4.6 times more likely than Latinos to earn $250,000 or more, and therefore benefit disproportionately from tax cuts for top earners.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority's new report states that health care and higher education will continue to become an even larger part of the city's labor market.
Census 2010 population counts have been released showing Massachusetts' population grew by 3.1% from 2000 to 2010 but will lose one congressional seat in the apportionment process. Visit the Census website for more information on apportionment, historical census data and to see how the nation's population is changing.