state economies

We three mayors

Oct 23, 2015
Different parts of the country. Different economies. Same jobs.
Posted In: mayor, state economies, budget
Carolyn Rafaelian’s father founded this factory, Cinerama, in 1966. While much of Rhode Island’s manufacturing has moved overseas, this factory is still in business, producing jewelry for Rafaelian’s company, Alex and Ani.

Rhode Island, hard hit by recession, slow to recover

Apr 23, 2015
Pre-recession, the housing boom in Rhode Island helped mask manufacturing woes.
Posted In: local economy, state economies, Rhode Island, Great Recession, economic recovery

Can other states learn from the "economic genius" of Texas?

Apr 18, 2013
Erica Grieder, author of "Big Hot, Cheap and Right," on what the rest of the country can learn from the economic genius of Texas.
Posted In: texas, state economies