Research

The Research Bureau’s expertise, objective analysis and credibility helps shape the direction of public policy over a wide range of city issues. Over the years, the Bureau’s research reports and recommendations have led to sound policies, new laws and important management improvements for Boston. Our current research topics include:

BOSTON: A City in Transition
Managing Change and Retaining Stability in Boston

April 29, 2014 – The Research Bureau issued a Major Report, BOSTON: A City in Transition – Managing Change and Retaining Financial Stability in Boston.  This report is intended to be a practical resource to help guide the Walsh Administration in understanding the financial, management and development operations of the City and the organizational structure within which they operate.  This report consists of 13 sections – click on the links below to download a pdf of the full report or specific sections.