Posts Tagged with “economics”

Missing the boat on exports?

June 6th, 2011

Ray Fogarty, director of the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, and Edinaldo Tebaldi, assistant professor of economics, contribute to the debate regarding whether Rhode Island's global exports will pull the state out of its economic recession.

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Innovator offers new view of state

March 9th, 2011

The Providence Journal takes a look at "The Costs of Doing Business in Rhode Island," one of the panels featured in Bryant University's second annual economics conference.

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New index shows little economic growth for R.I.

March 9th, 2011

A new economic indicator unveiled at an economic forum at Bryant University examines the state's economy in the context of both the New England regional economy and the national economy, Edinaldo Tebaldi, assistant professor of economics, tells the Providence Journal.

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Bigger Panama Canal may be boost for local ports

February 28th, 2011

Economics Professor Joseph Ilacqua tells the Providence Business News that expansion of the Panama Canal may have positive implications for the region's ports if public and elected officials think broadly about waterfront development.

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Betting on bio-manufacturing in Fall River

February 19th, 2011

A proposed bio-manufacturing facility in Fall River, Mass., faces fierce competition for business, Bryant economist Joseph Ilacqua tells the Providence Business News, because other areas have long-established life science parks attached to prominent institutions with established histories in the field. In addition,  such a facility requires "a nice supply of labor with skills and abilities and interest in this area of employment," he said.

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U.S. recovery not enough to dig R.I. out of hole

January 23rd, 2011

This Providence Journal article cites research conducted by Edinaldo Tebaldi, assistant professor of economics, and Ed Mazze, distinguished professor of business administration at the University of Rhode Island, detailing the problems that have kept the Rhode Island economy stuck in neutral.

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Rhode Island a miniature Las Vegas?

December 4th, 2010

Data for the state of Rhode Island shows that gambling produces the third-largest revenue stream for Rhode Island, $345 million in fiscal 2010. Edinaldo Tebaldi, assistant professor of economics, sees the lottery as a "good way" to raise revenue, he told the Providence Business News, because the benefits to the state are greater than the cost.

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State’s budget woes cast shadow on economic growth

November 23rd, 2010

Implementing zero-based budgeting and changing Rhode Islanders' attitudes regarding business development are among the suggestions made by Edinaldo Tebaldi, assistant professor of economics, in this opinion piece co-written for the Providence Business News with Edward Mazze, distinguished university professor of business administration at the University of Rhode Island.

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Bryant economist presents R.I. economic outlook to NEEP

November 17th, 2010

Edinaldo Tebaldi, assistant professor of economics, today presented a report (available as a .pdf here), "The Rhode Island Economic Outlook and Forecast: A Strategy for Reducing the State Budget Deficit," at the Fall 2010 Economic Outlook Conference held by the New England Economic Partnership (NEEP). Tebaldi co-wrote the report with Edward M. Mazze, Distinguished University Professor of Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island.

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NC can teach RI some lessons about improving business climate, Bryant economist says

October 19th, 2010

Rhode Island, recently ranked the 49th best place for business and careers by Forbes magazine, should take a cue from North Carolina, which has taken the necessary steps to improve its business climate, according to Edinaldo Tebaldi, assistant professor of economics. His remarks, which begin at 1:32 in this video, were part of WJAR-TV's coverage of the ranking.

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