Category Archives: Economic renewal

Buffalo/Niagara region gains 3,600 construction jobs — Part 1

Construction employment made the front page this week in The Buffalo News. With 3,600 jobs added in the last year, the no-boom-no-bust Buffalo-Niagara region is one of the top areas nationwide for rising construction employment.

Job growth in region’s construction third in U.S., The Buffalo News, December 6, 2011: The Buffalo Niagara region added more construction jobs than all but two U.S. metro areas in the last year, a result of health care, university and private-sector development projects that spurred an 18 percent gain in  employment.

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Economic Renewal, Energy, and Blame for the Housing Bubble (Book Reviews)

The October 27 issue of The New York Review of Books is on newsstands, with three in-depth review-articles on the economy by Stanley Hoffmann, by William D. Nordhaus, and by Jeff Madrick and Frank Portnoy (full access to some articles is blocked by a subscribers-only paywall).

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