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Analysis: Harvard University business school ranked nation’s 3rd best

Harvard University's business school ranked in a tie for third among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

Average tax refund in Massachusetts ranks 13th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Massachusetts ranked 13th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Massachusetts posts 34th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Massachusetts ranked 34th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Nantucket County has fastest growing local economy in Massachusetts

Nantucket County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Massachusetts in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Massachusetts rank 32nd highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Massachusetts ranked 32nd in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Massachusetts ranks 30th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Massachusetts finished 30th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 01966 in Rockport has 214th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 01966 zip code area was 296 in the third quarter of 2018, a 17-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: Massachusetts ranks 12th least reliant on federal aid

Massachusetts finished 39th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Massachusetts ranks worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Massachusetts finished 50th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: Massachusetts ranks 37th best in corporate tax study

Massachusetts finished 37th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Massachusetts ranks 11th best in state income tax study

Massachusetts finished 11th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Harvard University ranked most selective of Massachusetts schools

Harvard University was ranked the most exclusive school in Massachusetts, according to a new study by the website 24/7 Wall St. that examines acceptance rates and characteristics of university students nationwide.

Analysis: 11 Massachusetts medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Eleven Massachusetts medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: Massachusetts ranks 13th best in sales tax study

Massachusetts finished 13th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Massachusetts has 20th highest average credit card debt

Massachusetts finished 20th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

Analysis: Massachusetts ranks 5th worst on property tax study

Massachusetts finished 46th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Massachusetts House members rank 5th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Massachusetts ranked fifth lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Massachusetts ranks No. 2 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Massachusetts was rated second best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Massachusetts ranked 34th most affected by government shutdown

Massachusetts ranked No. 34 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

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