NJ job growth; slow might be 'new normal'

May 6, 2016

“Is slow-go now the new economic normal for New Jersey? It kind of looks that way,” said James W. Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers. “Our once great 20th century suburban job creation machine has really faltered in the 21st century.”

Hughes said New Jersey’s job recovery pales in comparison to the nation’s, even after a robust 2015.

Asbury Park Press, May 6

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