New England Public Policy Center

The Center promotes better public policy in New England by conducting and disseminating objective, high-quality research and analysis of strategically identified regional economic and policy issues.


Uncertain Futures?
Uncertain Futures?

Youth Attachment to the Labor Market
by Julia Dennett and Alicia Sasser Modestino

The Quest for Cost-Efficient Local Government What Role for Regional Consolidation?
The Quest for Cost-Efficient Local Government in New England
by Yolanda K. Kodrzycki
link to retaining recent college gradsRetaining Recent College Graduates in New England
Update on Current Trends, with State Data Summaries
by Alicia Sasser Modestino

News, Events, and Opportunities

High-skill Guest Workers in the U.S. and New England Labor Markets: Supply and Demand
New England Study Group, April 8, 2014
by Hal Salzman, Rutgers University and Robert Clifford, NEPPC

Assessing the Affordability of State Debt pdf
Webcast, January 29, 2014

New England Economic Update pdf
Presentation to the New England Advisory Council, March 10, 2014
by Bo Zhao

The Fiscal Impact of Potential Local-option Taxes in Massachusetts pdf
Presentation to the Municipal Tax Authority Working Group of the Connecticut Legislature's M.O.R.E. Commission, November 7, 2013
by Bo Zhao