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Worker productivity rose in the third quarter by the most in two years as the economy picked up steam, offering a respite from the weak efficiency gains that have defined the U.S. expansion. more
FALL RIVER – The city's unemployment rate dropped again in May, to 6.2 percent, down from 7 percent in April and a reduction from 9.5 percent in January. With the reduction, Fall River is tied for eighth-highest unemployment in the state. … more
Employers in April added the fewest number of workers in seven months and the U.S. jobless rate held steady as subdued economic growth prompted a more moderate rate of hiring. more
For 30 years Providence Business News has been chronicling the local business community's efforts to build and sustain a strong economy. Education is a, if not the, key factor in that effort. Business leaders know that for Rhode Island to … more
Then-General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, then-Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and the General Assembly did a difficult and courageous thing in 2011 when they faced the state's pension crisis head on. Would that someone would step forward to tackle a … more
The state employee payroll delay last month has resulted in Rhode Island having to pay more than $1,000 in overdraft fees. more
The idea of free college, one of the pillars of Bernie Sanders' unsuccessful presidential bid, hasn't been discarded in the wake of the 2016 election. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently released a plan to make all public colleges in that state free … more
The underrepresentation of women in fields that require advanced math and science, including computer science and engineering, could have its start with their education as younger girls. Education research has found self-confidence among … more
The U.S. economy unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter than initially estimated, reflecting a higher value of business inventories. more
Two years ago, Rhode Island had an unemployment rate of 6.8 percent, which while still the highest rate in New England was 2.5 percentage points less than it had been at the end of 2013 and the lowest it has been since March 2008. Private … more
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