The New Jersey counties that are growing (or shrinking) the fastest

According to James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, New Jersey has seen a “new demographic normal” since 2010 as people step away from the suburbs they once clamored for, and instead move into the...

Slow-growing metro Philly falls to No. 7 nationally

Although residents have moved out, nearly 50,000 immigrants came to the city of Philadelphia in the same time period - and their numbers, experts said, are what counterbalance other losses, as in other Eastern cities. "What's keeping us from declining, for the most...

NJ job growth: What place are we in nationally?

"Private-sector job growth stalled in April," Rutgers University economist James W. Hughes said. He added that the state remains on target to have its ... Asbury Park Press, May 27

Insiders reap rewards of Chris Christie's Camden tax breaks

A top economist at Rutgers University's Center for Urban Policy Research, Nancy Mantell, said: "It always concerns me that you're just moving people around, not creating anything particularly new to the regional economy. And this is not going to help the places the...

Op-ed: Education critical to solving economic, employment issues

Opinion: N.J.’s economic growth must focus on better relationship between education, labor market This excerpt is from the Times of Trenton Guest Opinion column on Friday, May 10. Written by Thomas Little, a graduate student in the Master’s in Public Policy program at...


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Lunch and Learn: Health and Housing Equity Cluster

Bloustein School, Civic Square Building 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

The Rutgers Housing & Health Equity Cluster would like to invite you to join us for an in-person lunch and learn. All are welcome to bring lunch and eat during […]