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“Cambridge is a great brand. The mentality now is more around MIT, Harvard, and the other universities than it is around 128.”
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO
on the Mass. tech sector
“New Englanders have often used the urgency of difficult times to create new engines of growth.”
Eric Rosengren, Boston Fed
on recovery in New England
“Stabilizing housing and mortgage credit must be part of our overall response to problems in our financial system.”
Sheila Bair, FDIC chair
on the housing market
“It's no accident that 70 energy start-ups have sprouted within 20 miles of Cambridge and Boston.”
Susan Hockfield, MIT pres.
on alternative energy
“The state's best strategy is to reinforce its strengths and address its competitive weaknesses. There is no silver bullet here.”
Michael Porter, Harvard prof.
on the Mass. job market
“Put most of the major financial institutions through accelerated bankruptcy. We're not going to get normal lending until [then].”
Kenneth Rogoff, Harvard prof.
on the financial system
“[It's] a good a time for workers to invest in themselves, to take advantage of the downtime... to learn new skills.”
Daron Acemoglu, MIT prof.
on the changing workforce
The Globe 100's Top Places to Work highlights those businesses in Massachusetts that have been ranked as the best by the employees.
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