Boston University
Professor, Economics

Peter Doeringer is a Professor of Economics and former Associate Dean for Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences.  His research interests include labor markets, industry economics, industrial relations, and regional economic development. Professor Doeringer has has published eleven books and serves as a practicing labor arbitrator and a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators.

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Building binge branding Bridgewater as a boomtown

May 31, 2015

The Enterprise Peter Doeringer, College of Arts & Sciences Town Manager Michael Dutton isn’t sure why construction is booming in Bridgewater but there’s no doubt – with nearly 700 projects in various stages of activity – that it’s exploding… Expert quote: “Housing permits in Massachusetts are still below pre-recession highs, but showed strong recovery in […]

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Audit shows 55% of workforce at retirement age

March 11, 2014

Boston Herald Peter Doeringer, College of Arts & Sciences Fred Foulkes, School of Management The state’s embattled welfare department — already under fire over massive EBT card fraud and abuse — is bracing for a possible mass exodus of retiring staffers, with some workers already handling caseloads as high as 1,500, a Herald review of […]

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Wage Gains Elusive Even as U.S. Job Market Rebounds: Economy

January 21, 2014

Bloomberg Peter Doeringer, College of Arts & Sciences Employers will probably boost payrolls and the jobless rate is projected to keep sliding in 2014 as the U.S. economy strengthens. The one element missing will be bigger wage gains… Expert quote: “It’s the employment recovery that really drives earning changes. My time frame would be two, three, four […]

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December Posts Strongest Job Gains Of 2013, Survey Shows

January 8, 2014

NPR “The Two-Way Blog” Peter Doeringer, College of Arts & Sciences Last year ended on a high note for U.S. employment, with December ticking off 238,000 new private-sector jobs, topping the previous month for the best showing of 2013, according to the latest data from the ADP National Employment Report… Expert quote: “While some fluctuations in […]

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Business boom hits Bridgewater

February 20, 2013

Enterprise News Peter Doeringer, College of Arts & Sciences It’s Bridgewater’s turn to boom… Expert quote: “The Massachusetts economy has been doing a bit better in terms of growth in earnings, and the housing market statewide is also recovering somewhat.” View full article

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