There are two basic elements of technology that every municipality must have. Most places already do this, but it doesn’t hurt to highlight them. The first is an expert to advise you and your governing body on technology issues. As with other experts you hire—a police chief to advise you on law enforcement concerns or […]
Dissertation Advisor Kathe Newman Previous Degrees University of Pennsylvania, 2011, Master of City Planning University of Notre Dame, 2009 Bachelor of Arts, Economics & Sociology Contact Information LinkedIn lauren.e.nolan [at] rutgers.edu Research Interests Housing and mortgage lending Community economic development Land development and value capture Urban inequality Uneven development Publications/C.V. C.V.
NJSPL released two new data briefs in collaboration with the Center for Women and Work examining the gender and racial/ethnic disparities in households’ inflation experiences in the greater Philadelphia and New York City areas.
The four Bloustein School students who were selected for the 2024 cohort are Nashia Basit, (MPP.MCRP ’24), Rita Mirabelli (MPP ’25), Kristin Schlotterbeck (JD, MPAP ’24) and Mayrose Wegmann (MPAP ’24).
This is the first article in a three-part series that analyzes labor market, workforce, occupational, and educational trends since 2000. Co-authors are Dr. Carl Van Horn of the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Nyerere Hodge of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Stuart Andreason of the Burning Glass Institute.
The Lakewood School District in New Jersey is facing severe financial distress, having borrowed $165 million since 2014 and now seeking an additional $93 million loan from the state to stay afloat. This mounting debt has been primarily attributed to the district’s unique circumstances, including a vast private school student population, high transportation and special […]
Kedar Nagarajan (MCRP ’23) was one of nine graduate students selected as a 2023-24 Morgan Stanley Community Development Graduate Fellow. He has five years of professional experience across three of India’s largest cities Bangalore, Bombay and New Delhi and worked with Professor DeFilippis on an ethnographic research project.
A new opinion piece by Linda Stamato and Sandy Jaffe, policy fellows at the New Jersey State Policy Lab covers how two recent decisions by the United States Supreme Court diminish the regulatory authority of federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency. The authors say these are bold and frightening moves that are not good […]
New Jersey’s unemployment rate has steadily risen over the past year and now ranks among the highest in the nation. But while some economists and others suggest that’s a cause for concern, the topline numbers may not tell the full story. The state unemployment rate has soared from 3% to 4.2% over the past year, […]
The potential for algorithmic harm(s) are commonly reported to be found in (but are not limited to) technologies such as generative artificial intelligence chatbots, social media, virtual reality, Internet of Things, surveillance tech, robots, etc. This new report provides a pathway to reduce algorithmic harms by incentivizing developers to first, do no harm as opposed to work fast and break things.