Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Economic Quiz
New England Economy
1. Between 1970 and 2001, which year did New England have the highest annual average unemployment rate?
2. In 2001, New England exported $34 billion worth of merchandise. Do you know which country was the biggest recipient of New England's exports in 2001?
3. In 2001, Massachusetts' total personal income was the highest in New England, while Connecticut was the second highest. By what percentage was Massachusetts' total personal income bigger than Connecticut's?
4. Not surprisingly, the Central Artery/Tunnel Project, otherwise known as the 'Big Dig,' is Boston's largest construction project. Which of the following is the second largest construction project in the Boston area, in terms of amount of money paid to companies for construction work (total dollar volume of project)?
Logan International Airport, Terminal B expansion
CMGI Field in Foxborough
Millenium Place / Ritz Carlton Towers in downtown Boston
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in South Boston
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Economic quiz written by: Seok-Yee Lee - July 8, 2002
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