Can communities finance their own projects?

“Theoretically, it’s a nice idea, but there is some risk,” said Professor Thomas Davis of the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. Davis has experience dealing with mini-bonds, but it’s not been positive. Mini-bonds played a significant role in the demise of his former employer, Lehman Brothers, when each bond had […]

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Nobel Laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz to speak on income inequality, Oct.19 at EJB

Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel laureate in economics and University Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, will present the 2015 The Ruth Ellen Steinman and Edward J. Bloustein Memorial Lecture, “Economic Inequalities: The Great Divide,” on Monday, October 19 at 4:30 p.m. at the Special Events Forum, Civic Square Building, 33 Livingston […]

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CEEEP seeking post doctoral associate for 2015 calendar year

The Center for Energy, Economic and Environmental Policy at the Bloustein School is recruiting for 2015 calendar year a post-doctoral fellow with a strong quantitative background for a one-year appointment. Reappointment is possible contingent on available funding and performance. The Ph.D. should be in operations research, industrial engineering, systems engineering, economics, public policy, or planning […]

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