By almost any broad measure, Greater Boston is an economic powerhouse. Our unemployment rate is low, we’re creating jobs at a rapid pace, and we’re building out one of the nation’s strongest high-tech economies.

But scratch the surface, look beneath the big numbers and away from the cranes, and we’re faced with the reality that Boston’s boom is far from universal.

Greater Boston’s economy has a history of heavily rewarding those with skills and education and harshly punishing those…

Boston Biz Journal