Shapiro on federal regulatory policy on RegBlog

On the left, the Obama Administration is criticized for catering to big business and holding up key environmental policies.  On the right, they are criticized for issuing a torrent of regulations and stifling economic growth.  Both can’t be true.  In a blog post today Bloustein Associate Professor Stuart Shapiro talks about how federal regulatory policy is the product of politics first and […]

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PANJAAPOR chapter presents successful inaugural panel addressing survey research during natural disasters

  The Pennsylvania and New Jersey Chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research(PANJAAPOR), a professional affiliation of survey and public opinion researchers from the academic, public interest, and private sectors, held its inaugural meeting on Wednesday, April 10 at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. Leaders in the field of […]

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Together North Jersey workshop to gather input on communities along Inner M&E Corridor, Newark and the Oranges, April 15

The second public workshop for the “Inner M&E Strategic Corridor Plan” will be held for residents of the City of Newark, Essex County, general public, and other interested parties on Monday, April 15 at WISOMMM Cultural Center, Sanctuary Building, 23-25 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102. This event will present an opportunity for county residents and members of the […]

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New Rutgers report examines nation’s slow private sector employment recovery

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “Inching Our Way Back: The Nation’s Tepid Employment Recovery,” authored by James W. Hughes, dean of Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and Joseph J. Seneca, university professor and economist at the Bloustein School, examines the patterns of employment in the recession and recovery in the major […]

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Bloustein research leads new issue of “New Jersey Municipalities”

“How Sandy will Impact Our Economy,” an article by Joseph Seneca, University Professor; Nancy Mantell, Director of R/ECON; Michael Lahr, Bloustein Associate Research Professor; and Will Irving, Bloustein Research Associate in the April 2013 of New Jersey Municipalities, the magazine published by the New Jersey State League of Municipalities, summarizes research the group conducted in January […]

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2013 R/ECON Spring Conference to be held April 19; LaRossa, Strauss-Wieder to be guest speakers

The Bloustein School will hold the 2013 Rutgers Economic Advisory Service(R/ECON™)  Spring Conference, “Superstorm Sandy: Unanticipated Realities and Post-Surge Responses,” on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Special Events Forum, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ on the campus of Rutgers University. The conference will give special focus to the true story of the superstorm in […]

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NCADD, Bloustein School hosting 2013 Legislative Event on prescription drug abuse, April 24

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) of Middlesex County and the Bloustein School are hosting the 2013 Legislative Event focusing on prescription drug abuse on Wednesday, April 24 at the Busch Campus Center, Piscataway, NJ on the campus of Rutgers University. Titled “Prescription Drugs. The Facts. The Solutions. The Future,” this year’s Legislative Event […]

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