The Massachusetts economy is recovering, but at a relatively slow pace that is consistent with the state’s experience coming out of the last recession. Job creation continues to lag, and the Commonwealth faces continuing economic challenges, including strengthening the technology sector and addressing worker migration.
Clayton-Matthews, Alan, "Economic Currents: The State of the State Economy" (2005). Public Policy and Public Affairs Faculty Publication Series. 41.
University of Massachusetts
Published in MassBenchmarks, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 4-13: http://www.massbenchmarks.org/publications/issues/vol7i2/currents05v7i2.pdf.