Rutgers alumni rank among top 100 figures in NJ politics

With a close to the 2017 political election season, PolitickerNJ and InsiderNJ released their power lists to rank who has the most momentum among New Jersey politicians and several people ranked were Rutgers alumni. Both the PolitickerNJ Power List and InsiderNJ 100 Power aim to give readers a sense of who are the top party […]

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Murphy Goes All in on Technology as Means to Rehab NJ Economy

Murphy’s transition effort is being led by executive director Jose Lozano, who served as a member of former Gov. Jon Corzine’s administration. Carl Van Horn, the director of Rutgers University’s John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, is serving as a senior policy advisor, and Jose Fernandez, who was a member of former President Barack […]

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Eleven Bloustein students selected as Eagleton Graduate Fellows

Eleven Bloustein School graduate students were among the 27 fellows selected for the Eagleton Institute of Politics 60th class of Eagleton Fellows. Eight Master of Public Policy, one Master of City and Regional Planning, and two dual MPP/MCRP candidates are among the Bloustein fellows. The Eagleton Fellowship Program was one of the first activities undertaken […]

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Does regulation kill jobs? New book seeks to answer this question

The relationship between regulations and jobs took center stage in the 2012 Presidential election when Republican candidate Governor Mitt Romney argued that the Obama Administration had stifled job growth with too many regulations.  President Obama rebutted these claims and argued that the regulations were necessary to protect public health. A new book, Does Regulation Kill Jobs? (Penn Press, 2014) examines this topic […]

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Rutgers mourns passing of professor Alan Rosenthal, redistricting tiebreaker

The Eagleton Institute of Politics reports, with great sadness, the death of Professor Alan Rosenthal on July 10, 2013. A member of the Rutgers faculty at the Eagleton Institute of Politics from 1966 until his death, Professor Rosenthal served as director of the Institute from 1974-1993. He was a professor in the Department of Political Science and […]

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EJB alum charts transitioning electorate

(from The Daily Targum, November 9, 2012) By Giancarlo Chaux / Correspondent Minority voters are impacting the outcome of elections more than ever, some political analysts realized after looking at demographics from exit polls post-Election Day. President Barack Obama received a loss of 20 points from white supporters in this election, said Allison Kopicki, polling […]

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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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