The Worcester Business Journal Highlights Economic Growth in MetroWest, Cites MassTech's Innovation Index

WBJ Reporter Emily Micucci Covers MERC Economic Development Conference, Quotes Bentley U. Professor Pat Flynn, Chair of the Index's Advisory Board

The Worcester Business Journal's Emily Micucci covered the recent breakfast hosted by the MetroWest Economic Research Center (MERC) at Framingham State University. The MERC's annual economic development conference was keynoted by Bentley University economics professor Pat Flynn, who also chairs the advisory board for MassTech's Index of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy.

In her article, Micucci cites Professor Flynn's talk, which included statistics from the Index and notes the Commonwealth's top positive in several critical innovation sectors. The WBJ piece also cites MERC's own report, which paint a positive picture of the economy in the 13-town MetroWest area. The article notes that the region "appears to have dusted itself off and rebounded from the recession." 

The full piece can be found on the WBJ's website.