“It’s a minor blip when we look at the economy over the entire year,” said James Hughes, dean of the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. “But even though it turned out to be a dud, it did really stop activity for two days.”
Rutgers University economist Joseph Seneca said the pursuit of sports revenue from events like the Super Bowl has become a national quest by cities across the country.
James Hughes, dean of the Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, said the state’s economic indicators showed no big Super Bowl payoff.
James Hughes, dean of the Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, said Atlantic City is in a tough bind. “Both the city services and its workforce, and the casino workforce, were structured for an East Coast monopoly, which has rapidly disappeared,” he said.
“There’s an overwhelming expectation that current conditions in the United States are pretty good and are going to continue into the future,” James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, told the New Jersey Bankers Association (NJBA) at its annual conference last week. Yet “[t]he state’s economy may be undead but it’s far from achieving a good performance.”Hughes, NJ Bankers, report