MassBenchmarks is a journal published by the University of Massachusetts in cooperation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. It presents timely information concerning the performance of the Massachusetts economy, including periodic economic analysis of major geographic regions within the Commonwealth and an array of key industries that make up the economic base of the state. The journal provides commentary and interpretation of economic data aimed at business leaders, public policy makers, educational organizations, and the general public.
The editors of Massachusetts Benchmarks invite articles on topics of current interest from researchers on various aspects of the state economy, regional economic development, and key growth industries. The editors also welcome queries from academic or professional economists for future issues of the journal. Please send queries to Rebecca Loveland at firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief biography and topical outline. Authors considered for Massachusetts Benchmarks will be furnished with writers' guidelines.
All submissions are subject to rigorous review by the editorial board or other referees. Manuscripts of accepted articles are expected to adhere to the guidelines. Final publication decision rests exclusively with the editors.