Greenberg discusses environmental impacts of Keystone XL pipeline

Bloustein professor Michael R. Greenberg, author of The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations: Managing Environmental Power, was interviewed by Scientific American recently about the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which forces agencies to consider the environmental consequences of their decisions, and the economic impact statement (EIS) developed for the possible expansion of the Keystone XL oil pipeline into the United States. TransCanada’s […]

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Bloustein professor Curenton discusses White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans

Bloustein Assistant Professor Stephanie Curenton and Iheoma U. Iruka, Associate Director and Scientist at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, served as guest bloggers on the NIEER blog, Preschool… today! They discussed the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and what the initiative can mean for early childhood education, by focusing on what educational structures are needed to ensure African […]

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Rutgers study finds after Hurricane Sandy, NJ residents support government mitigation, but not footing the bill

New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents published inRisk Analysis: An International Journal in April 2014. Researchers also […]

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Greenberg collaborates on virtual journal issue on the economics of risk analysis

Professor and Associate Dean of the Faculty Michael Greenberg, a former editor of Risk Analysis, An International Journal, and  current editor Tony Cox, have collaborated on several edited books about terrorism risk analysis and more recently, the economics of risk analysis. Wiley, publisher of Risk Analysis, has made their latest collaboration available as a free virtual issue for a […]

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Analyzing Regulation’s Impact On Jobs

The question of whether regulations to protect public health have hurt employment has been very prominent over the past few years.  One study found that the use of the phrase “job-killing regulations” increased in the media by over 17,000 percent between 2007 and 2011.  A new book Does Regulation Kill Jobs looks at the relationship between employment […]

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