Special Reports

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GREATER FRANKLIN REGION - Cohesive Commercial Statistical Area ™ - MUNICIPAL REVENUE 2017 © Sept. 2017 Download
MERC LABOR FORCE STUDY GREATER METROWEST
By: Marcella Bentes, B.S. 2015 Christina Padovano, B.S. 2015 - Professor Martha Meaney with assistance from Herbert Kyles, B.S. 2014
2015 Download
GREATER MARLBOROUGH REGION MUNICIPAL REVENUE 2013 ©
by Phelan, Soriano and Sorgini

This publication presents municipal revenue data and analyses and K-12 public school enrollment for the Greater Marlborough Region, including the municipalities of Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Westborough.
2013 Download
2011 Municipal Revenue and K-12 Enrollment Report for the 495 MetroWest Region © May. 2011 Download
18th Annual MERC Conference, "Road to Recovery?", data handbook
by Maureen Dunne, M.B.A.; Donald MacRitchie, M.A.; Martha Meaney, M.A.; Mary Phelan, M.B.A., C.P.A.; Fahlino Sjuib, Ph.D.; and Beverly Soriano, M.S., C.P.A.

The publication includes the latest data and analyses on: Unemployment, Employment, Wages, Payroll, Establishments, Housing Permits, Housing Prices, Cost of Living, Municipal Revenue, and Public School Enrollment for the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, and Westborough. Regional data and analysis includes comparisons to Massachusetts and the United States.
May. 2010 Download
2009 Economic Indicators for the 495/MetroWest Corridor ©
by Doyle-Burke, Dunne, and Sjuib with Bogus and Gallant;

covers unemployment, employment, payroll, wages and establishments, and job creation and destruction. The 495/MW Corridor includes the 32 communities of Acton, Ashland, Bellingham, Berlin, Bolton, Boxborough, Foxborough, Framingham, Franklin, Harvard, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Hudson, Littleton, Marlborough, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Milford, Millis, Natick, Norfolk, Northborough, Sherborn, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, Wayland, Westborough and Wrentham; 31pp.
Summary of findings
none Aug. 2009 Download
Surviving Recession MetroWest and Greater Marlborough ©
by Dunne, MacRitchie, Meaney, Phelan, Sjuib, and Soriano with Bogus, Gomez, Langan, Mezzetti, Bala, Daly, Gallant, Johnson, Patel, and Aga, Erian, Murphy, Zardeskas, Seeley and Smith;

Includes cost of living, housing, unemployment, employment, payroll, wages and establishments, municipal revenue and expenditures, K-12 public school enrollment, for the 13 communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland and Westborough; 74pp.
May 2009 $30.00 (contact for info)
Greater Franklin Region Cohesive Commercial Statistical Area Municipal Revenue 2008 ©
by Phelan and Soriano, with Gomez and Smith;

Covers municipal revenue and expenditures, k-12 public school enrollment for the 9 communities of Bellingham, Blackstone, Foxborough, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, and Wrentham; 26pp.
April 2009 $10.00 (contact for info)
Facing Recession? - MetroWest and Greater Marlborough ©
by Dunne, MacRitchie, Meaney, Phelan, Sjuib, Soriano with Leonard, Lyman, Mezzetti, Serret, Shilale, Stevens, and Bogus, Gallant, Gomez, Killeen, Langan, Murphy, Reitman and Smith;

Publication covers cost of living, housing, municipal revenue, K-12 public school enrollment, unemployment, employment, payroll, wages and establishments. Includes the 13 communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland and Westborough; 64pp.

NOTE: The data on general fund expenditures provided by the Department of Revenue and used on pages 33 and 34 of this publication are not consistently reported by community. Hence community to community comparisons using this data will not be valid.
May 2008 $30.00 (contact for info)
2008 Economic Indicators: for the 495/MetroWest Region ©
by Dunne, Meaney and Sjuib with Stevens, Leonard and Mezetti;

Covers unemployment, employment, payroll, wages and establishments, and housing. The 495/MW Region includes the 32 communities of Acton, Ashland, Bellingham, Berlin, Bolton, Boxborough, Foxborough, Framingham, Franklin, Harvard, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Hudson, Littleton, Marlborough, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Milford, Millis, Natick, Norfolk, Northborough, Sherborn, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, Wayland, Westborough and Wrentham. 39pp.
none March 2007 contract
Economic Engines 2: The Combined MetroWest and Greater Marlborough Economies Revisited ©
by Dunne, MacRitchie, Meaney, Phelan, Sjuib, Soriano and Schumacher with Jordan, Buchanan, Powell, Watkins and Hite, Killeen, Lewis, Polese, Lyman, Murphy, and Stevens;

Covers cost of living, housing, unemployment, employment, payroll, wages and establishments, municipal revenue and expenditures, and K-12 public school enrollment; for the 13 communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland and Westborough; 68pp.
May 2007 $30.00 (contact for info)
Greater Marlborough Region Municipal Revenue Report 2007 ©
by Phelan and Soriano with Powell;

Covers municipal revenue and expenditures, k-12 public school enrollment for the 4 communities of Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough and Westborough; 20pp.
April 2007 $10.00 (contact for info)
Arc of Innovation Indicators: Economic Characteristics for the 495/MetroWest Corridor 2007 ©
by Dunne, MacRitchie, Meaney and Sjuib with Schumacher and Watkins;

covers demographics, unemployment, labor force, employments, payroll, wages and establishments. The region includes the 32 communities of Acton, Ashland, Bellingham, Berlin, Bolton, Boxborough, Foxborough, Framingham, Franklin, Harvard, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Hudson, Littleton, Marlborough, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Milford, Millis, Natick, Norfolk, Northborough, Sherborn, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, Wayland, Westborough and Wrentham; 33pp.
March 2007 contract
Economic Engines: The Combined MetroWest and Greater Marlborough Economies ©
by Doyle-Burke, Dunne, MacRitchie, Meaney, Phelan, Sjuib, Soriano and Schumacher with Augustine, Cser, Jordan, Lampila, Lattari, Messier, Schumacher and Buchanan, Cherney, Chmielecki, Marchioli, Powell and Watkins;

This study contains employment, wages, unemployment, cost of living, housing, municipal revenue, and public K-12 enrollment for the 9 communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland and Westborough; 73pp.
none May 2007 $30.00 (contact for info)
MetroWest Cohesive Commercial Statistical Area ™ Municipal Revenue Report 2006 ©
by Phelan and Soriano with Powell and Schumacher;

Covers municipal revenue and expenditures, K-12 public school enrollment for the 9 communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland; 20pp.
Dec. 2006 $10.00 (contact for info)
Greater Franklin Region Cohesive Commercial Statistical Area ™ Municipal Revenue Report 2006 ©
by Phelan and Soriano, assisted by Schumacher;

Covers municipal revenue and expenditures, K-12 public school enrollment for the 9 communities of Bellingham, Blackstone, Foxborough, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, and Wrentham; 20pp.
Sept. 2006 $10.00 (contact for info)
South Shore Cohesive Commercial Statistical Area ™ Municipal Revenue Report 2006 ©
by Phelan and Soriano, assisted by Messier and Schumacher;

Covers municipal revenue and expenditures, K-12 public school enrollment for the 11 communities of Abington, Braintree, Cohasset, Hanover, Hingham, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Rockland and Weymouth; 20pp.
June 2006 $10.00 (contact for info)
I-495/95 South Regional Technology Economic Target Area Economic Characteristics 2004 ©
By Maureen Dunne, Martha Meaney, and Mary Phelan, and Kelly Murphy, Jonathan Truffa, Samantha Weiner, Anna Dias, and Justine Mathieu;

including the communities of Bellingham, Foxborough, Franklin, Mansfield, Medway, Norfolk, North Attleborough, Plainville, Walpole, and Wrentham; 32pp.
Nov. 2004 Contract
Greater Marlborough Region Labor Force Study 2003 ©
By Martha Meaney and Jonathan Truffa, with GIS maps by Hester Darcy;

demographics and labor force, covering the communities of Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough and Westborough
none Nov. 2003 $25.00 (contact for info)
MetroWest CCSA Labor Force Study 2003 ©
By Martha Meaney and Jonathan Truffa, with GIS maps by Hester Darcy;

covering demographics and labor force for the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland
none June 2003 $25.00 (contact for info)
South Shore CCSA Labor Force Study 2003 ©
By Martha Meaney and Jonathan Truffa, with the assistance of Christopher Ross and GIS maps by Hester Darcy;

covering demographics and labor force for the communities of Abington, Braintree, Cohasset, Hanover, Hingham, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Rockland and Weymouth
none June 2003 $25.00 (contact for info)
The Cyclical Event: Recession, What does it mean for MetroWest? ©
By Christine Doyle-Burke, Maureen Dunne, Donald MacRitchie, Marie McKinney, Mary Phelan, and Sherry Wurtzel, with the assistance of Lecia Caplette, Lisa Garabedian, Kathleen Lynch, Christopher Ross, Jonathan Truffa, Kurt Kitzmann, Daniel Lopes, Jessica Lorenzen, Jarret Miller, Christopher Rabidou, and Christopher Santillo;

covering the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland.
none June 2002 none
Census 2000 Preliminary Report, Greater Marlborough ©
By Prof. Martha Meaney with assistance of Jodi Edwards and Jarret Miller;

preliminary demographics for the communities of Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough and Westborough
none June 2002 $10.00 (contact for info)
Census 2000 Preliminary Report: South Shore CCSA ©
By Professor Meaney with assistance by Christopher Ross and John Sequeira;

preliminary demographics for the communities of Abington, Braintree, Cohasset, Hanover, Hingham, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Rockland and Weymouth
none April 2002 $10.00 (contact for info)
Census 2000 Preliminary Report: Tri-Center Region ©
By Professor Meaney with assistance by Christopher Ross and John Sequeira;

preliminary demographics for thecommunities of Bellingham, Blackstone, Foxborough, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, and Wrentham
none April 2002 $10.00 (contact for info)
Census 2000 Preliminary Report: MetroWest CCSA ©
By Professor Martha Meaney with assistance by Jodi Edwards and Jarret Miller;

preliminary demographics for the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland.
none March 2002 $10.00 (contact for info)
2001: A MetroWest Economic Ody$$ey, MetroWest Cohesive Commercial Statistical Area Conference Data Handbook ©
By C. Doyle-Burke, M. Dunne, D. MacRitchie, M. McKinney, M. Meaney, M. Phelan, S. Wurtzel, and C. Reiner, J. Edwards, T. Jagling, J. Joseph, K. Kachaje, K. Lynch, J. Miller, B. Philips, B. Reardon, S. Rossin, and J. Sequiera;

(This study contains employment, wages, unemployment, cost of living, housing, municipal revenue, and public K-12 enrollment); covering the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland
none June 2001 none
A Transformed South Shore CCSA: Employment and Wage Changes 1980-1999 ©
By M. Dunne, J. Sequeira, J. Edwards, T. Jagling, and M. Kelley;

covering the communities of Abington, Braintree, Cohasset, Hanover, Hingham, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Rockland and Weymouth. (An examination of changes in South Shore employment, wages and payroll at the two-digit Standard Industrial Classification level. This study focuses on South Shore's three largest sectors.)
none May 2001 none
Services, Retail Trade and Manufacturing: Driving the Metrowest Econony 1980-1998? (2000) ©
By Dunne and Rossin, and Bouret, Fontaine, McNamara, Picardi;(An examination of changes in MetroWest employment, wages and payroll at the two-digit Standard Industrial Classification level;

covering the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland This study focuses on MetroWest's three largest sectors.)
none Oct. 2000 none
Riding the Tiger: The MetroWest Economic Challenge (2000) ©
By Doyle-Burke, Dunne, MacRitchie, McKinney, Meaney, Phelan (with assistance from Fontaine, Picardi, Rossin, and Crawford, Gould, Joseph, Kresel, Laws, McNamara, Osman, Pasquale, Phillips, Ponzo, Reiner, Sequeira);

covering the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland (This "Award Winning" study contains employment, wages, unemployment, cost of living, housing, municipal revenue, and public K-12 enrollment)
none June 2000 none
Growth, Diversification and the Emerging Economy Tri-Center Region (1999) ©
By Crawford, Dunne, MacRitchie, McKinney, Meaney, Phelan, Wurtzel (with assistence from Barbarash, Bouret, Catap, Davis, Fontaine, Kelley, Laws, McNamara, Olivera, Picardi);

including the communities of Bellingham, Blackstone, Foxborough, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, and Wrentham (This study contains Tri-Center Region employment, wages, cost of living, housing, municipal revenue, public K-12 enrollment and MetroWest cost of living.)
none Nov. 1999 none
Turning 21: A Red Hot MetroWest Economy Opens the 21st Century (1999) ©
By Dunne, Doyle-Burke, MacRitchie, McKinney, Meaney, Phelan (with assistance by Barbarash, Bouret, Catap, Fontaine, Kelley, Laws, McNamara, Olivera, Picardi, Poles, Takayanagi, Thomas);

covering the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland. (This "Award Winning" study contains employment, wages, unemployment, cost of living, housing, municipal revenue, and public K-12 enrollment)
none June 1999 none
Employment and Wage Changes in the South Shore Cohesive Commercial Statistical Area, 1980-1997 (1999) ©
By Dunne, Kelley (with assistance by Wurtzel, Barbarash, Bouret, Davis, McNamara, Siekman);

covering the communities of Abington, Braintree, Cohasset, hanover, Hingham, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Rockland and Weymouth
none March 1999 none
Tri-Center Region Labor Force Study 1998 ©
By Doyle-Burke, Meaney, Phelan (with assistance by Wurtzel, Barbarash, Davis, Kelley, Takayanagi);

including the communities of Bellingham, Blackstone, Foxborough, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, and Wrentham
none Nov. 1998 none
MetroWest Labor Force Study 1998 - Revision 1998 ©
By McKinney, Meaney with Doyle-Burke, Dunne, Phelan (with assistance by Kelley, Barbarash, Bouret, Davis, Ito, Leboff, Siekman, Takayanagi);

covering the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland
none Sept. 1998 none
Approaching the Millenium: Income, Jobs and the New MetroWest Economy 1998 ©
By Dunne, Doyle-Burke, MacRitchie, McKinney, Meaney, and Phelan (with assistance by Barbarash, Bouret, Davis, Hseuh, Ito, Kelley, Leboff, Siekman, Takayanagi, and Wong);

covering the communities of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury and Wayland
none June 1998 none
South Shore Labor Force Study 1998 ©
By Meaney (with assistance by Ito and Siekman);

covering the communities of Abington, Braintree, Cohasset, Hanover, Hingham, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Rockland and Weymouth (This study contains population, income/labor force characteristics along with labor market conditions)
none Jan. 1998 none
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