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When the George W. Bush Institute commissioned Nobel-winning economist Edward Prescott to analyze its proposal to generate 4 percent annual growth for the U.S., the famously pro-free-market Prescott replied that a target of 3 percent was better for … more
BOSTON – The state's total unemployment rate remained at 4.6 percent in June, the Mass. Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced last week. The preliminary job estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed … more
Unemployment is falling steadily in Rhode Island, to below 6 percent as of June, the lowest level in eight years. It's a promising trend, unless you happen to work in construction. Employment levels in construction, seasonally … more
U.S. trade with the 11 other countries participating in the U.S. Trans-Pacific Partnership supported more than 52,000 jobs in Rhode Island in 2013, according to data from the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs. more
Rhode Island again had the highest jobless rate in June among the New England states at 5.9 percent, overtaking Connecticut, which briefly held the top spot for four months, according to data from the state Department of Labor and Training. more
One hundred dollars stretches farther in Rhode Island than in Washington, D.C. or Hawaii. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased more than forecast in June as historically low borrowing costs and a rebound in housing propelled growth. more
Rhode Island again had the second-highest number of significantly late mortgages in June, according to data released Thursday by Black Knight Financial Services. more
For the second consecutive month in June, Rhode Island had the largest year-over-year percentage-point decline in its unemployment rate among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. more
PROVIDENCE – Shopping centers and malls in the Providence area have one of the nation's highest vacancy rates for anchor stores, according to an analysis by Pitney Bowes and the Directory of Major Malls. Providence shared billing with … more
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