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- Economic Opportunity DirectorAugust 10, 2022 - 2:44 pm
- William & Mary’s Dr. Charles Hobson on Chief Justice John Marshall, SCOTUS, & Judicial ReviewAugust 10, 2022 - 11:16 am
- Drug Price Control: Bad Medicine for Healthcare and RegionAugust 9, 2022 - 10:36 am
- Massachusetts Needs a Comprehensive Performance Management FrameworkAugust 9, 2022 - 8:17 am
- The Realities Behind US Healthcare SpendingAugust 8, 2022 - 3:26 pm
- Cures for Patients, Not Health Plan Profits, Make Drugs ValuableAugust 8, 2022 - 10:31 am
- Khamzat Asabaev Wants to Put a Smile on Your FaceAugust 4, 2022 - 11:32 am
- School-Age Population Remains Steady, but Boston Struggles With Declining EnrollmentAugust 4, 2022 - 10:40 am
- Is a Universal Basic Income the future? You decide.August 3, 2022 - 1:52 pm
This week on JobMakers, host Denzil Mohammed talks with Cris Ramón, son of immigrants from El Salvador, immigration policy analyst, and coauthor of the new report, Immigrant Entrepreneurship: Economic Potential and Obstacles to Success published by the Bipartisan Policy Center.
This week on “The Learning Curve,” Gerard Robinson and guest co-host Kerry McDonald talk with Robert Pondiscio, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He shares his background working with curriculum expert E.D. Hirsch, Jr., who has emphasized the importance of academic content knowledge in K-12 education as well as civic education to develop active participants in our democracy. Pondiscio explains some of the findings of his book, How the Other Half Learns, on New York’s Success Academy charter schools network.
Suffolk County, Massachusetts consists of the cities of Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop, and Revere. According to the Pioneer Institute’s MassEconomix website, 644,363 people were employed in Suffolk County in 2020. So which industry is the county’s biggest employer? Since 2004, the first year in the MassEconomix database, the largest industry sector in Suffolk County has been healthcare and social assistance. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics defines the healthcare and social assistance industry sector as trained professionals who work in “establishments providing medical care exclusively, continuing with those providing health care and social assistance, and finally finishing with those providing only social assistance.” In 2010, 122,343 employees worked in healthcare and social assistance, comprising a total of 21.4 percent […]
Hubwonk host Joe Selvaggi talks with Bloomberg Columnist and National Review Editor Ramesh Ponnuru about the reasons for the sustained spike in inflation, its impact on savers and consumers, the possible policy remedies, and the likely intensity and duration of this cycle.
A new study published by Pioneer Institute finds that issuing pension obligation bonds (POBs) to refinance $360 million of the MBTA Retirement Fund’s (MBTARF’s) $1.3 billion unfunded pension liability would only compound the T’s already serious financial risks.