R/ECON: NJ economy finally in gear, state adds almost 56,000 jobs in 2015

New Jersey added 55,700 jobs last year – the vast majority in the private sector – and now has recovered 91 percent of the more than a quarter-million jobs lost during the Great Recession of January 2008 to September 2010. “This was the state’s best performance since 2000,” said Nancy Mantell, director of the Rutgers […]

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Spring R/ECON forecast: New Jersey’s recovery still trails nation’s

While New Jersey is on pace to add 48,600 nonagricultural jobs in 2013, that figure is 0.1 percent lower than last year’s total (49,100) and helps to explain while the state’s recovery rate is slower than the nation’s. “Although our economy has improved the past two years, the speed of recovery in New Jersey has […]

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2013 R/ECON Spring Conference to be held April 19; LaRossa, Strauss-Wieder to be guest speakers

The Bloustein School will hold the 2013 Rutgers Economic Advisory Service(R/ECON™)  Spring Conference, “Superstorm Sandy: Unanticipated Realities and Post-Surge Responses,” on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Special Events Forum, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ on the campus of Rutgers University. The conference will give special focus to the true story of the superstorm in […]

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