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Can millennials afford a house without family help?

The American dream has become too expensive: Most millennials want to own a home one day, but they sure can’t afford one now. During the pandemic, housing prices have climbed, with the nationwide increase moderating to 2.6% year over year in...

Editorial: No, we’re not losing all the good people

The project was conducted by Rutgers University graduate students under the supervision of Cliff Zukin, a professor of public policy and political science at Rutgers’ Edward J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy and Eagleton Institute of Politics. “There...

Millennials Not Hotfooting It Out of New Jersey After All — Report

“There is no crisis here, it’s not that people are fleeing the state,” said Cliff Zukin, a professor of public policy and political science at Rutgers’ Edward J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy and Eagleton Institute of Politics who served as adviser...

NJ Politics Digest: Are Millennials Actually Fleeing the State?

A new study by the advocacy group New Jersey Policy Perspectives found that while residents 18 to 39 are fleeing the state, it’s no greater than anytime in the last 14 years, according to a report by NJBiz.com. And it’s no different than the number of people their age...

Study: Migration of millennials from New Jersey about the same as in past

A new study finds millennials in New Jersey are not fleeing the state at a greater rate than young people in the past. Cliff Zukin, a professor at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, said 18- to 39-year-olds are the most likely to...

Fleeing suburbia — How NJ towns are trying to attract millennials

Millennials are attracted to the live-work-play environment, explains James Hughes, Rutgers University professor and an expert in New Jersey economics and demographics. Some towns may never be able to provide the lifestyle this cohort needs, but others have unique...

Recent college grads are leaving NJ in record numbers. Here's why.

"It is sort of unprecedented, we would have to go back generations, to come to this situation where grown children live at home to the extent that they are today," said Dr. James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers...

Central Jersey home sale values rising: Is it enough?

New Jersey has its own set of problems. James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, said more people are leaving the state than ever before. Hughes compared that statistic to a “balance of payments.” Between 2010 and...

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