Transition2018: Bloustein faculty, staff, alumni will have an impact on New Jersey’s future

Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and a widely recognized expert on workforce, human resources, and employment policy issues with extensive experience in public and private sector policymaking, was named Senior Advisor to the Transition for Strategy and Policy and will also serve as a co-chair of the Stronger and Fairer Economy […]

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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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Van Horn, Coleman among several Bloustein faculty, staff, alumni chosen for governor-elect Murphy’s transition team

Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and Henry Coleman, Professor of Public Policy, are among several faculty, staff, and alumni from the Bloustein School who have been named to Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s slate of Transition2018 committees and co-chairs. Van Horn, a widely recognized expert on workforce, human […]

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Murphy Names 81 Advisers to Transition Team

Some well-regarded policy experts are also on the team, such as David Rosen, the former budget chief of the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Services; Cecilia Zalkind, president of Advocates for Children of New Jersey; Martin Robins, the director emeritus of the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University; Linda Schwimmer, president of the New […]

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New Jersey budget challenges are significant and immediate

The new governor faces immediate budget problems. After inauguration in January 2018, the Budget for fiscal year 2019 must be submitted in March. And for the first six months of 2018, the governor must manage the budget he will inherit — and end with the year in surplus. Richard F. Keevey is former New Jersey […]

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Gov.-elect Phil Murphy just named his transition team

The Star-Ledger reports on Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s transition team, noting that Carl Van Horn (BSPPP/Heldrich) was named Senior Advisor to the Transition for Strategy and Policy and was name to the Stronger and Fairer Economy team; Henry Coleman (BSPPP) was named to the budget team; William Howard (former chair of the Board of Governors) was […]

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Amirahmadi on developing U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East

The ongoing unrest in the Middle East, including the Arab Spring movement, are at the core civil rights movements where the people are fighting to become citizens with certain basic human rights, according to Bloustein professor Hooshang Amirahmadi in his hour-long presentation “The Middle East in Transition: Prospects for Democratic Change and Implications for U.S. […]

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Amirahamadi to discuss Middle East in transition, 10/29

*** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. *** On Monday, October 29 Hooshang Amirahmadi, Professor and Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, will present, “The Middle East in Transition: Prospects for Democratic Change and Implications for U.S. Policy” as part of the Bloustein School’s Faculty Research Presentation series. This talk will cover […]

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