Mass. economy chat with Michael Goodman
Michael D. Goodman is associate professor and chair of the Department of Public Policy at UMass Dartmouth. Professor Goodman recently joined UMass Dartmouth after serving for the past eight years as the Director of Economic and Public Policy Research at the UMass Donahue Institute, the public service, outreach and economic development arm of the five campus University of Massachusetts system.
Dr. Goodman has authored or co-authored over two dozen professional publications on a wide range of public policy relevant issues including regional economic development and housing policy as well as demographic and other applied social science research topics.
A leading analyst of both the Massachusetts and the New England economies, Dr. Goodman is a past president of the New England Economic Partnership, a non-profit organization made up of leading regional analysts that produces semi-annual economic forecasts of the economic outlook for each of the six New England states. He currently also serves as co-editor of Mass Benchmarks, the journal of the Massachusetts economy published by the UMass Donahue Institute in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.