Studio – Planning for Global Population Ageing

Examining the longevity patterns in an economy can offset the effects of aging. Yet, if the increased lifespan isn’t healthy and productive, longevity gains will not be beneficial. Without focusing on healthy living, aging will lead to an increase in ailments and disabilities in the older population. This studio report identifies crucial links to planning for longevity and healthy aging.

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NJSPL – How Can the Government Improve New Jersey Families’ Access to Childcare?

Childcare is a substantial financial burden for many families in the U.S., and particularly so for low-income families, leading to disparities in who uses childcare and early childhood education. Policy options such as subsidies, tax credits, tax deductions, and publicly-provided childcare all have the potential to increase the affordability of and access to childcare in New Jersey.

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NJSPL – Report: Enhancing the Resilience of New Jersey Communities Using ARez

In collaboration with researchers from NJIT and Princeton, New Jersey State Policy Lab researchers analyzed current trends in disaster resilience quantification due to climate change. The report introduces ARez, a novel resilience quantification framework which combines community and infrastructure capitals to measure the true resilience of areas effected by a disaster.

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