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Halfway across the world, in the Indian Ocean, far from the southeast coast of Africa, lies a remarkable inspiration for Rhode Island's economic development. The tiny island nation of Mauritius is an economic success story. Says a report from the … more
If there’s one thing economists tend to agree on, it’s the benefits of free movement of labor. more
U.S. employment costs climbed less than forecast in the fourth quarter, reflecting steady wage growth and the smallest advance in benefits in more than a year. more
Stress, I've long suspected, may explain why lifespans have been lengthening for high-income Americans but have remained the same or even shortened for low-income and middle-income people. more
The latest job market report from the Department of Labor offered somewhat encouraging news: Americans are returning from the sidelines and participating in the job market once again. Hiring in the food-service sector, which includes our nation's … more
(Updated 9:31 a.m.) Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, CVS Health Corp. and Hasbro Inc. all received perfect scores on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index. more
Tedco Inc. has been awarded a $150,000 Business Affected by Foreign Trade grant to increase productivity throughout its departments by the New England Trade Adjustment Assistance Center in partnership with the U.S. Economic Development Administration. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 179th for its 2 percent construction employment growth over the year in October, the Associated General Contractors of America said Tuesday. more
1 What is one of your first goals? To reconnect with my housing and community-development colleagues here in Rhode Island, and find areas where we can collaborate and support each other's work. Research shows that access to healthy, … more
Empowering students through real-world experience has been Dennis Littky's goal for almost half a century. As an educator, Littky, whom students affectionately call "Doc," was recognized nationally as an innovator before he came to Rhode … more
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