Dr. Lahr serves as the Director of the Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON™), which provides economic analysis of public policy issues for New Jersey and the region, and is also editor of the Economic Systems Research journal.
The BTAA DEO program is designed to provide leadership training for faculty who are currently serving as department chairs to further develop their ability to be effective academic leaders.
This week Stuart Shapiro sits down with Bloustein School Senior Policy Fellow and former New Jersey Budget Director Richard Keevey, who reflects on his years of budgeting at both the state and national levels.
World-class faculty. High-level professional and research staff. Dedicated support staff. Diverse and talented students. Active alumni.
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is continually striving to expand our relevance in critical areas and meet the needs of the community at large. We foster a highly-collaborative academic, scholarly and professional environment, preparing students to be the planning, policy and health leaders of tomorrow, conducting cutting-edge, policy-relevant research and scholarship, cultivating leadership in public engagement and community service, and addressing the crucial policy issues of our time.
Health @ Bloustein
The Bloustein School offers a range of teaching and research programs and initiatives related to healthy communities, health in all policies, and the upstream (social and environmental) determinants of health.
This week Stuart Shapiro sits down with Bloustein School Senior Policy Fellow and former New Jersey Budget Director Richard Keevey, who reflects on his years of budgeting at both the state and national levels.Read More
Jeanne Herb and Stuart Shapiro discuss the intersection of the climate crisis, COVID, and economic inequality, and why climate change cannot be seen as a separate challenge from other crises.Read More
This week’s EJB Talks features a candid discussion between Stuart Shapiro and public health lecturer Lisa Gulla about the challenges facing local level disease investigators during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Stuart Shapiro takes a look back at the tumultuous events of 1967 with Linda Stamato and Sandy Jaffe, co-directors of the Bloustein Center for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution.Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified my motivation to push forward even more and be an advocate for those who cannot speak for themselves.Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critical role that telemedicine plays in increasing both the geographic and financial accessibility of healthcare.Read More
Illness marks a point in the lives of many; at that point, they become vulnerable and dependent on others, thus making a patient’s faith and healthcare providers vital to their healing process.Read More
I have had the opportunity of meeting amazing professors at the Bloustein School that are very passionate about public health and have educated me on the importance of public health in our communities.Read More
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are challenged with keeping abreast of fast policy changes to the healthcare system and we must be able to quickly adapt to said changes.Read More