Behind N.J.’s jobless rate: A Q&A with Rutgers economist Joseph Seneca

May 20, 2013

By Jim Namiotka/The Star-Ledger 
on May 15, 2013

The latest unemployment numbers are due out this week. Throughout the recovery from the Great Recession, New Jersey’s unemployment rate has remained steadily higher than the national unemployment rate, as well as our neighbors’.

What gives?

To put New Jersey’s numbers in perspective, Star-Ledger editorial writer Jim Namiotka spoke with Rutgers University economist Joseph J. Seneca.

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