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Harvard says it adds $5b to area

Study comes as city pushes to get more money from colleges

By Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / January 15, 2009

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Harvard University pumped nearly $5 billion into the local economy in 2008, employing thousands of workers, attracting hundreds of millions of dollars in research grants, and spending hundreds of millions more on construction, equipment, and supplies, according to a new study from the school. (Full article: 538 words)

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