New Rutgers report sources tax revenues, aid in New Jersey

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “Fiscal Flows in New Jersey: A Spatial Analysis of Major State Taxes and State Aid Programs,” authored by Joseph J. Seneca, university professor and economist at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Will Irving, research associate and James W. Hughes, dean, attempts to answer the following question: […]

Read More

All Bloustein events postponed week of Oct.29-Nov.2

ALL BLOUSTEIN PUBLIC AND CAREER SERVICES EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS WEEK OF OCTOBER 29 – NOVEMBER 1. This includes the 2012 New Jersey Planning Conference, scheduled for Thursday, November 1 – Friday, November 2 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick. This event has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 31 – Friday, […]

Read More

Shapiro discusses relationship between regulation and jobs

Stuart Shapiro, Director of the Public Policy Program, took part in a conference at the University of Pennsylvania Law School on September 27-28 to discuss the relationship between regulation and jobs.  As presidential candidate, Governor Mitt Romney complained about “job-killing regulations,” and supporters of regulation countered with arguments about the necessity of regulation to protect […]

Read More

Bloustein School launches 2012-13 Faculty and Research Center Staff Speaker Series

The Bloustein School will be hosting a Faculty and Research Center Staff Speaker Series to highlight the work of members of the Bloustein faculty and research center staff. The presentations will kickoff next Wednesday, October 10 with “Technology Adoption and Structural Poverty: Statewide Evidence from the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program,” by Marc Weiner, Assistant Research Professor […]

Read More

RU Happy? Byrne seminar enjoys New Brunswick walking tour

The Byrne Family First-Year Seminars are small, one-credit courses offered only to first-year students at Rutgers-New Brunswick offered through the Office of Undergraduate Education. The program offers students the chance to experience the excitement of original research as faculty members share their curiosity, their intellectual passion, and how they develop new ideas and fields of knowledge. Seminars […]

Read More

Peter Norton to present 2012 Voorhees Distinguished Lecture, October 18

Peter Norton, a historian of technology at the University of Virginia, will present the 2012 Alan M. Voorhees Distinguished Lecture, “Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City,” on Thursday, October 18 at the Special Events Forum, Civic Square Building, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. The event will begin at 5 […]

Read More

EJB Humphrey Fellow alum finds home-country connections in U.S.

When 2005-2006 Humphrey Fellow Orlando Acosta (Rutgers University – Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change) learned that he would be attending a pre-academic English training at the University of Oregon, he sought to learn more about the state’s local history. Once he began his research, he was delighted to discover numerous connections between the […]

Read More

‘Due Process,’ Produced at Rutgers’ iTV Studio, brings home two Emmys

  Due Process — Rutgers University’s critically acclaimed public television series focused on critical issues of justice and public policy — can now claim an unprecedented 21 New York and Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards. Executive Producer/Co-host Sandra King and Associate Producer Tania Ivanova brought home two more of the winged statuettes this weekend from ceremonies in Philadelphia, where Due […]

Read More