New Jersey unlikely to catch up with national growth in 2015

“There’s an overwhelming expectation that current conditions in the United States are pretty good and are going to continue into the future,” James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, told the New Jersey Bankers Association (NJBA) at its annual conference last week. Yet “[t]he state’s economy may be […]

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A quasi-healthy job market for 2015

“Unfortunately, for many, the purpose of work is survival,” says William Rodgers, a Rutgers University economist who studies the changing American … Marketplace.org, Jan. 16

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More expected to flee New Jersey as baby boomers age

People are leaving New Jersey at a rate higher than 47 other states are losing residents. That is just behind New York, which is No. 1 in the dubious category, and Illinois, according to James Hughes, a demographer and dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, New […]

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