Transition2018: Bloustein faculty, staff, alumni will have an impact on New Jersey’s future

Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and a widely recognized expert on workforce, human resources, and employment policy issues with extensive experience in public and private sector policymaking, was named Senior Advisor to the Transition for Strategy and Policy and will also serve as a co-chair of the Stronger and Fairer Economy […]

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Outta here! Garden State residents look to retire in greener pastures

“Health problems and consumption of health-care services increase dramatically with age, and since we are living longer in retirement, the more imperative it is to have easy access to health-care services and facilities. That factor weighs heavily on retirement location decisions,” said James W. Hughes, distinguished professor and dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of […]

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Booming ‘Burbs: Suburbia Shapes NJ Culture

New Jersey has been the scene of revolutionary warfare, manmade catastrophes and devastating storms, but nothing has transformed our state like the Baby Boom, the unparalleled population explosion unleashed by the end of World War II. As veterans returned from the war, they were eager to start families and move to the suburbs. Sitting between […]

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Andrea Hetling named IRW Seminar Fellow

Associate Professor Andrea Hetling has been named one of 11 Institute for Research on Women (IRW) Seminar Fellows for the 2015-16 academic year.  This year’s topic is poverty. Her project, “Permanent Supportive Housing as Anti-Poverty Policy for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: A Case Study,” uses a longitudinal, qualitative research design to explore residents’ experiences […]

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R/ECON event to review NJ’s real estate market, speed of economic recovery

On Friday, May 9, the Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON)semiannual subscriber forecast and conference will examine the pace of New Jersey’s economic recovery and provide insight into aspects of the real estate market that are helping establish momentum for the state’s comeback.  R/ECON is presented by the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy […]

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