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  • Behind the Numbers: Perspectives on Homeownership in Massachusetts

    October 24, 2023

    By Alyssa Haywoode October 26, 2023 Statistics provide an overview of how one’s race and income can make it tough to buy a home in the Boston area, in turn…

  • Massachusetts shows progress on poverty, but remains worse than 21 other states due to high cost of living

    September 21, 2022

    By Anne Calef Among the many indicators of well-being that we track, poverty may be the most important. Our region clearly has the aggregate resources to meet every family’s basic…

  • The Stubborn Persistence of the Gender Pay Gap in Massachusetts

    March 31, 2022

    By Anne Calef Massachusetts has some of the strongest equal pay laws in the country, and yet women still earn an average of $0.81 for every dollar that men make,…