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  • A Renaissance for All of Us: Building an Inclusive Prosperity for New Haven

    Private investment has triggered a "renaissance" in New Haven. While the influx of money has allowed for downtown development and investments in education, medicine, and research, there are still many neighborhoods that are not benefiting. This is especially true for areas that were previously reliant on the manufacturing industry. The Connecticut Center for a New Economy developed its Grassroots Community Agenda based on conversations with New Haven residents in order to address lingering community problems.

    Dec. 31, 2011


  • Youth Employment in Connecticut

    This article examines trends in youth employment, which show that the "Great Recession" has affected that demographic as well.

    Jul. 31, 2011


  • Economic Importance of Investment in Public Transportation

    This paper establishes a framework for a current economic benefit review, using recently crafted livability and community sustainability trends.

    Mar. 30, 2011


  • Resurgent Cities and Economic Revitalization: Lessons for Older Industrial Cities

    This presentation, given at the University of Hartford's "What Can Hartford Learn from Other Cities" symposium, draws parallels between Springfield, Mass. and other resurgent cities, ultimately asking whether these lessons can be applied to Hartford as well.

    Mar. 8, 2011


  • Pension and Other Post-Employment Benefits: How does CT Compare?

    This report was compiled by Blum Shapiro, on behalf of CRI, to report on what states are doing across the country to handle the funding crisis for retirement and post‐retirement benefits in public plans and to present ideas on how the State of Connecticut could benefit from some of the strategies (actions) taken by other states to address funding challenges. This is part 3 of a six-part series, "Framework for Connecituct's Fiscal Future."

    Dec. 31, 2010

    Demographics, Economy

  • Census OnTheMap

    OnTheMap, at, is based on data from the Census Bureau and state partners in the LED partnership. The LED partnership develops information about local labor market conditions at low cost, with no added respondent burden, and with the same confidentiality protections afforded census and survey data.

    Nov. 10, 2010