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RIPEC Releases Updated Comparative Analysis of Education Governance in MA and RI

PROVIDENCE (March 2019) – Today, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) released a comparative analysis of education governance in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. This analysis is a companion to, and update of, a 2016 report which likewise observed that, despite recent education reforms, Rhode Island’s public school students perform near the national average on …

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RIPEC Policy Brief: How Rhode Island Unemployment Insurance Benefits Compare

Today, RIPEC released a Policy Brief that provides an analysis of how Rhode Island’s Unemployment Insurance benefits compare to other states nationally and within New England.  The intent of this policy brief is to provide background information and context when considering legislation introduced during the 2019 Legislative Session that would increase the maximum weekly unemployment …

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How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare: 2018 Edition

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (December 2018) – RIPEC today released its annual report, How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare: 2018 Edition, which provides details on state and local government expenditures in fiscal year (FY) 2016, the most recent year for which national data are available. Using data released by the United States Census Bureau, the publication compares Rhode Island’s …

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How Rhode Island Revenues Compare: 2018 Edition

PROVIDENCE R.I. (November 2018) – Today RIPEC released its annual report, How Rhode Island Revenues Compare: 2018 Edition, which provides details on state and local government revenue sources from Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, the most recent year for which state and national data are available. The publication compares Rhode Island’s fiscal system with those of the …

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Q1 2017 Current Economic Indicator: Rhode Island Economy on a Solid Growth Path

PROVIDENCE (May 2017) – Today, the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) jointly released the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator (CEI) Briefing for the first quarter of 2017. According to the briefing, the Rhode Island economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.9 …

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Rhode Island: Growth Stronger than Expected in Second Half of 2016

PROVIDENCE (February 2017) – Today, the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) jointly released the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator (CEI) Briefing for the fourth quarter of 2016. According to the briefing, the Rhode Island economy grew at an annualized rate of 3.6 …

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Rhode Island: Economy Projected to Shrink in Second Quarter 2016

PROVIDENCE (September 2016) – According to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator (CEI) Briefing released today by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC), the Rhode Island economy is projected to shrink in the second quarter of 2016 at an annualized rate of …

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The Rhode Island Economy is Picking Up Steam – Q1 2016

PROVIDENCE (May 2016) – According to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator (CEI) briefing released today by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC), growth of the Rhode Island economy has been slightly stronger over the last four quarters than observed in previous …

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RIPEC Releases Comparative Analysis of Education Governance in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE (April 2016) – Today, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) released a comparative analysis of education governance in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In recent years, policymakers in Rhode Island have enacted a number of reforms intended to improve the state’s public education system. Despite these reforms, students in the state continue to perform …

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RIPEC Releases 2016 Education Results Report

PROVIDENCE (April 2016) – Today, the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) released a report, titled “Results: Education in Rhode Island 2016”, that provides comprehensive data and a robust analysis of public school performance in Rhode Island relative to the national average and New England states, as well as a district-to-district comparison. The report demonstrates …

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