Posts Tagged with “Edinaldo Tebaldi”

State’s economic expansion for first quarter is holding, according to R.I. Current Economic Indicator

May 9th, 2011

SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator (CEI) for the first quarter of 2011 increased 1.9 percent (annualized rate), about the same rate seen in the third and fourth quarters of 2010. The data suggest that the state's economy has sustained a much needed economic expansion over the last few quarters, according to Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC), which released the findings today.

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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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Bryant U. forum: Economy slowly recovering

March 8th, 2011

GoLocalProv.com reports on the economic forum at Bryant University that culminated in the release of a new yardstick for measuring the growth of the state economy, known as the Current Economic Indicator, or CEI.

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Bryant University unveils new RI economic index

March 8th, 2011

The Providence Journal business blog covers the Bryant University-RIPEC Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator, a new index to evaluate the state's economy.

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New economic indicator forecasts growth for R.I. but not enough to replace jobs

March 8th, 2011

The Current Economic Indicator, a new economic indicator unveiled by Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council, revealed that Rhode Island's economy is expected to growth in the next two quarters but at a pace that is well below what is required to replace jobs lost in 2007, according to this article the Providence Business News' blog

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Regional, national factors, not improvements within R.I., bolstered state economy in Q4, Bryant economist says

March 8th, 2011

R.I. economy looking up in next two quarters, but pace of growth will be very modest according to CEI, a new method for gauging state's current conditions

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - In the fourth quarter of 2010, Rhode Island's economy expanded 1.4 percent over the previous quarter, and growth in the next two quarters is expected but at pace well below what's required to replace jobs lost in 2007.

That's the finding of the Bryant University-RIPEC Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator (CEI), a new way to evaluate the state's economy. The CEI was unveiled today (March 8th) by Edinaldo Tebaldi, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics at Bryant University, during the University's economic forum on the state's business climate.

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New index of R.I.’s economic health will debut at March 8 forum on business climate

March 4th, 2011

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - The Current Economic Indicator (CEI), a new way to evaluate the health of Rhode Island's economy, will be discussed on Tuesday, March 8, at Bryant University's economic forum on the state's business climate.

The CEI combines several key gauges of economic activity into a single statistic that measures the overall current economic conditions in Rhode Island. It is calibrated to grow at the rate of the Real Gross State Product and therefore can be interpreted as the underlying growth rate of the state economy, said Edinaldo Tebaldi, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics at Bryant University.

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Latest sales, price data point to weak, tentative recovery

February 24th, 2011

Edinaldo Tebaldi, assistant professor of economics, tells the Providence Journal that the R.I. housing market is still weak. Prices and sales have stabilized, but "people feel insecure about their jobs, and that makes them feel uncomfortable about making the biggest investment of their lives."

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Bryant U. economic forum March 8 offers data-driven exploration of R.I. business climate

February 21st, 2011

Participants will develop action steps for business relocation, controlling costs of doing business, improving state regulatory system; information will be made public on Bryant website.

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - Approximately 200 leaders of Rhode Island's political, nonprofit, academic and business worlds will gather at Bryant University on Tuesday, March 8, for a multifaceted, data-driven exploration of the state's business climate.

The economic forum, "The Rhode Island Business Environment: Challenges and Opportunities," will take place from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Bryant University's Stepan Grand Hall, inside the Bello Center.

Throughout the day, participants will be asked to develop action steps for each of the following issues:

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