Massachusetts Economy

App Economy Generates More than $1 Billion for Massachusetts Economy

Washington, D.C. (October 4, 2012) - Massachusetts ranks as one of the nation’s app industry leaders, according to a study released today by CTIA-The Wireless Association®  and the Application Developers Alliance. The research, conducted by South Mountain Economics, LLC and entitled “The Geography of the App Economy,” found that application development is responsible for 21,400 jobs in Massachusetts, with an economic impact of more than $1 billion. That makes Massachusetts the 3rd most “app intense” state in the country. “App Intensity” is a measure of app economy jobs relative to jobs overall.