Posts Tagged: New England Economic Partnership (NEEP)

Economists Look Ahead to Trump Era and See “Boatload of Uncertainty”

The New England Economic Partnership (NEEP) explored "What’s Ahead After This Historic Election?" at the group's outlook conference held Jan. 17 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Their general conclusion: New England's economy will stay robust through 2017 and 2018 ... but then watch out! (And that's just economists—groups of scientists, multiculturalists, educators, philosophers and oth...

Talking About Jobs, Trade and Neighbors to the North, Eh?

New England’s unemployment rate stood at 4.4% in April, compared with 5% nationwide, according to the spring 2016 outlook delivered last week by the New England Economic Partnership (NEEP) to 50 or so economists and others gathered at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. New Hampshire posted the second lowest unemployment rate in the U.S. at 2.6%. But all New England states are projected to ha...

Trafficking in Economic Forecasts

NEEP delivers latest forecast ... this time with a special focus on infrastructure … Is it because the economy is not in crash mode (we don’t think) that the crowd at the New England Economic Partnership (NEEP) fall 2015 outlook conference was decidedly smaller than in NEEP’s heydey? Or is it because it’s hard to get people to pay attention to regional issues? Especially...

Powering a Slow Recovery

The economic recovery is not jobless as economists once warned, but it is slow and uneven. Every month, the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution reports on the number of jobs the U.S. economy will have to create to return employment levels to where they were when the Great Recession began in December 2007, while absorbing people who enter the potential labor force. At the end of May, t...

Get Charged! Economists to Meet in Boston on Energy, Infrastructure Issues

The New England Economic Partnership (NEEP) will hold "Building the Backbone of Energy Efficiency" on Tuesday, June 2 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Co-sponsored by the Brandeis International Business School and the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, the NEEP conference begins at 12:15 p.m., leading to an evening reception and dinner honoring Siemens USA President and CEO Eric Spiegel wit...