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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Rutgers study finds after Hurricane Sandy, NJ residents support government mitigation, but not footing the bill

New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents published inRisk Analysis: An International Journal in April 2014. Researchers also […]

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New Rutgers Regional Report examines nation’s employment and output recovery

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “Employment Recession and Recovery in the 50 States: A Further Update,” authored by Joseph J. Seneca, university professor and economist at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and Will Irving, research associate at the Bloustein School, provides an update on the private-sector employment and output recovery across the […]

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New analysis finds no shortage of STEM workers in the United States

In a new paper written by Hal Salzman of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Daniel Kuehn of American University and B. Lindsay Lowell of Georgetown University for the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the authors  find little evidence to support expansion of high-skill guestworker programs as proposed in the immigration bill being debated in the Senate. Contrary to many industry claims, […]

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New Rutgers report examines nation’s slow private sector employment recovery

A new Rutgers Regional Report, “Inching Our Way Back: The Nation’s Tepid Employment Recovery,” authored by James W. Hughes, dean of Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, and Joseph J. Seneca, university professor and economist at the Bloustein School, examines the patterns of employment in the recession and recovery in the major […]

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Bloustein research leads new issue of “New Jersey Municipalities”

“How Sandy will Impact Our Economy,” an article by Joseph Seneca, University Professor; Nancy Mantell, Director of R/ECON; Michael Lahr, Bloustein Associate Research Professor; and Will Irving, Bloustein Research Associate in the April 2013 of New Jersey Municipalities, the magazine published by the New Jersey State League of Municipalities, summarizes research the group conducted in January […]

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