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The Geography of Innovation:  A Map of Patent Activity, 2007-11

The Geography of Innovation: A Map of Patent Activity, 2007-11

The State Science and Technology Institute recently released a report showing patent activity in each of the fifty states.  As you can see in the accompanying map (click on it for a larger version), there are some surprises.  With the exception of Maine, all New England seems to be a hotbed on innovation.  Massachusetts is […]

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Smart Infrastructure Could Add 27,000 Jobs to New England Economy

Smart Infrastructure Could Add 27,000 Jobs to New England Economy

According to the New England Board of Higher Education, that’s one of the conclusions from a new report commissioned by the New England Council: Deloitte Principal and the report’s primary author, Mike Reopel, noted that the report’s recommendations include: Supporting the development of three New England subregions—the I-91 Corridor, the Down East Corridor of Maine […]

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New England in Transition?

New England in Transition?

Over at Economic Principals, David Warsh has a post titled “Winter in New England” in which he ruminates on the state of the region’s economy.  In a few short paragraphs he traces the rise, fall, rise, fall (and rise again?) of New England in the post-war era.  A very interesting summary and a very useful […]

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