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Lisbon has a population of 545,245 with an area of 84.8 km2 (33 mi2) and a GDP per capita output of $34,906.
Lisbon is ranked number 1 in the Portuguese most liveable cities survey published yearly by Expresso newspaper
By Melissa Danzo, News Staff This past March, the World Class Cities Partnership (WCCP), an urban research institution based out of Northeastern, released a report stating that 50 percent of students graduating from Boston colleges leave the city within five to seven years of receiving their diplomas. Northeastern itself, however, seems to be an exception to a rule that denotes schools with large out-of-state and international populations have lower retention rates for the Greater Boston area. According to the report, which gathered 2011-12...read more
Lauren Landry 06/04/2013 Michael Lake, executive director of Northeastern’s World Class Cities Partnership, recently debuted data revealing the real reason students leave Boston, and it had nothing to do with the high price of housing, inclimate weather or the never-on-time MBTA. The problem proved to be jobs, and a new study released by the New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston only reiterated his point. The study found, in terms of college graduate retention, New England is last in the nation,...read more