Salzman investigates science and engineering workforce and policy

Professor Hal Salzman is the principal investigator of a project titled Science and Engineering Educational & Employment Pathways. The project is being supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Two current projects include analysis of engineering employment, and a new project examines the educational pathways of science and engineering students, with detailed analysis of course taking and performance […]

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Stuart Shapiro on RegBlog: Improving How Agencies Collect Information

The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) was passed in 1980 and reauthorized in 1986 and 1995. Its history has been inextricably linked with the history of regulatory review and presidential oversight of agency decisions. However, the intent of those who passed it was for it to be even broader: to bring rationality to the management of information within the executive […]

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MCRP candidate Benson awarded APTF scholarship

Congratulations to Bloustein Master of City and Regional Planning degree candidate Mike Benson, who was recently awarded the 2012 American Public Transportation Foundation’s Jerome C. Premo Scholarship. The scholarship is for applicants dedicated to a career in public administration/public policy in the transit community. Mike will be honored at the 2012 Scholarship Awards Program in […]

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Three years into national economic recovery, wide variation exists in jobs recovered

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “Employment Recession and Recovery in the 50 States: An Update,” authored by Joseph J. Seneca, university professor and economist at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and Will Irving, research associate, ranks the 50 states by the percentage of the Great Recession’s private-sector job losses that have been recovered as […]

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South Brunswick man helps to make sense of all the legislative numbers

Ernest Reock is a professor emeritus at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Rutgers University’s Center for Government Services *************************** Somebody had to make some sense of it all. Between 1966 and 1973, the state’s legislative districts became a jumbled puzzle of ever-changing lines after the Supreme Court of New […]

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NJLM Educational Foundation to present annual economic summit at EJB, July 12

The NJLM Educational Foundation will present its annual economic summit at the Bloustein School’s Civic Square Building in New Brunswick on Thursday, July 12, 2012.  Presenters will analyze, from the state, regional and national perspectives, New Jersey’s recovery from the great recession.  This half-day event will examine the current recovery in terms of jobs, housing, and commercial […]

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New report analyzes economic contribution of the multi-family apartment industry to NJ economy

A comprehensive study by the Bloustein School and commissioned by the New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA), analyzes the economic contribution of the multi-family apartment industry to the New Jersey economy and concludes that the apartment industry – comprising over 500,000 rental units in 5+ unit buildings – is a significant component of the New Jersey economy. The study estimates […]

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2011-12 books published by Bloustein faculty

In addition to dozens of journal articles, approximately 175 other reports, chapters, and reviews, and hundreds of presentations, the following books were published by members of the Bloustein School faculty in 2011-12: Roland V. Anglin with Edward James Blakely, Eugenia L Birch, Haruo Hayashi, Peter Fisher, Jed Horne, Joe Leitmann, Nario Maki, Michael Neuman, Kazayuki Sasaki, […]

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