Robots: ours are smarter; theirs sell better
The Lowell high-tech success story: what went wrong?
Ten years ago Lowell, Massachusetts was a high-tech success story. After several decades of stagnation, the Lowell area had emerged as a thriving center for high-technology employment. The Lowell story was viewed as a "model for reindustrialization" for older cities throughout the world. In recent years Lowell has once again become the focus of international attention, this time as an example of a failed economic development strategy. Widespread layoffs and plant closings within its computer industry, particularly the collapse of Wang Laboratories, have dealt a crushing blow to the local ...
To market, to market: strategy in high-tech business
Techno babel: the technology-driven economy
The ecology alchemists
Necessity and invention: trade in high-tech New England
Focus on high-tech: what's in a name?: gauging high-tech activity
The Boston metro area fares well when assessing a regions high-tech capacity by its share of scientific and technical occupations.
Observations: top-heavy job loss
The job downturn has fallen heavily on the highest wage industries.
Job polarization in the region
Remarks at the Quarterly Regional Economic Press Briefing, New York City.
Manufacturing productivity and high-tech investment
This article examines the theoretical and statistical connections between the productivity upsurge in U.S. manufacturing in the 1980s and manufacturing investment in computers and other forms of high-tech equipment.