Still, urban centers may show more durability than big-box malls, since it is easier to socially distance on sidewalks and streets than on escalators and elevators, said Clinton Andrews, a professor of urban planning at Rutgers University. Across downtowns, the economic losses will likely be uneven, with an economically distressed township such as Irvington unable […]
The murder of George Floyd has resulted in protests across the country. Associate Dean Stuart Shapiro discusses the president’s militaristic response to civil disobedience to the protests and the likely electoral implications.
The Record reports on protests in Paterson, New Jersey, noting Rutgers alumna Alexis Miller EJB (Public Policy) ’15, JD ’20 participated in calling for a divestment of the police force. NorthJersey.com, June 2, 2020
Bill Rodgers, Rutgers public policy professor and economist, and Andre Perry, Brookings Institution fellow on economic impact, join ‘Power Lunch’ to discuss what can be done to make the United States more equitable. CNBC, Monday, June 1, 2020
This virtual convening brings together leaders to discuss opportunities for restarting New Jersey’s economy, post COVID-19.
“Supply chain” became the buzz phrase at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anne Strauss-Wieder she breaks down the “breakdown” of the supply chain at the start of the pandemic with Stuart Shapiro.
Last week, President Donald Trump tweeted his unhappiness that Google search results seemed to be favoring sources critical of the president. His chief economic adviser suggested that the administration “is taking a look at whether Google searches should be regulated.” This is the same administration that has continuously touted its record on deregulation. Trump claimed […]
With the federal government’s enactment of an emergency paid sick leave law to help slow COVID-19, the pandemic has put a spotlight on what should be a major policy concern in America. The Trump Administration passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to extend sick-leave benefits to workers. Still, millions of Americans working in […]
With the guarded hope that we are on a downward trend of coronavirus activity, the discussion has turned to the reopening of the state. EJB Talks host Stuart Shapiro broaches the topic with Bloustein alumnus Brandon McKoy, MCRP ’13, president of New Jersey Policy Perspective, and a member of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s commission to reopen the state.
The state extended the current fiscal year by three months, a very unusual move but permitted under our Constitution. It allows more time to access the revenue impact of the pandemic and develop a strategy for the remainder of this year and next. During this time, the governor must share detailed revenue and expenditure projections with […]