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Assessing Equity in the Utilization of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funding: Evidence from New Jersey and Beyond  

2024-06-20T09:13:50-04:00

Pengju Zhang, Ph.D. & Michael S. Hayes, Ph.D. The American Rescue Plan Act's Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (ARPA-SLFRF) provides $350 billion to state and local governments [...]

Assessing Equity in the Utilization of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funding: Evidence from New Jersey and Beyond  2024-06-20T09:13:50-04:00

Report Release: Digital Skills for Accessing Local Government Services

2024-06-06T12:18:26-04:00

By Vishal Trehan, Stephanie Walsh, Gregory Porumbescu, and Andrea Hetling. Digital skills are increasingly essential for citizens to access and utilize online government services effectively. However, there are also reports of disparities in digital skill levels [...]

Report Release: Digital Skills for Accessing Local Government Services2024-06-06T12:18:26-04:00

Report Release: Can Reducing Learning Costs Improve Public Opinion of Means-Tested Benefit Programs?

2024-05-16T09:02:46-04:00

By Gregory Porumbescu, Stephanie Walsh, and Andrea Hetling. Means-tested public benefit programs, such as SNAP, are intricate and subject to a large number of rules and eligibility requirements. The high learning costs associated with these programs [...]

Report Release: Can Reducing Learning Costs Improve Public Opinion of Means-Tested Benefit Programs?2024-05-16T09:02:46-04:00

The Opportunities and Anxieties of Policy Change: How Educator Preparation Programs Reorganize to Adopt New Teacher Performance Assessments

2024-05-13T09:15:48-04:00

By Rachel Garver, Drew Gitomer, and Emily Hodge. Policy change may bring benefits and burdens to organizations charged with implementation. When New Jersey removed the requirement to use edTPA as a teacher performance assessment [...]

The Opportunities and Anxieties of Policy Change: How Educator Preparation Programs Reorganize to Adopt New Teacher Performance Assessments2024-05-13T09:15:48-04:00

Improving Socioeconomic Outcomes: Comparison of Offshore Wind Implementation in Denmark and New Jersey

2024-04-22T09:27:38-04:00

By Jessica Parineet In 1991, the world’s first demonstration offshore wind farm began operating off the coast of Denmark[1]. Today, the UK leads the EU region with 15 gigawatts (GW) of capacity, followed by Germany with 8.5 GW, the Netherlands with 4.7 GW, and Denmark with nearly 2.7 GW[2]. Despite early adoption in Europe, China [...]

Improving Socioeconomic Outcomes: Comparison of Offshore Wind Implementation in Denmark and New Jersey2024-04-22T09:27:38-04:00

Extreme Heat, Coastal Flooding, and Health Disparities: Climate Change Impacts on Older Adults in New Jersey

2024-04-18T08:52:37-04:00

By Josephine O’Grady. New Jersey is facing a myriad of climate challenges, including extreme heat, heavy precipitation, coastal flooding, and more natural disasters. The state is currently warming faster than the rest of the northeast [...]

Extreme Heat, Coastal Flooding, and Health Disparities: Climate Change Impacts on Older Adults in New Jersey2024-04-18T08:52:37-04:00

Report Release: 15-Minute Neighborhoods: A Pathway to Creating Healthier, More Just, Resilient, & Sustainable Communities in New Jersey

2024-04-15T08:50:58-04:00

By Jon Carnegie, June Greeman, and Jacob Thompson Read Report   Over the past several years, several policy threads have gained prominence in New Jersey. These include adapting to climate change, advancing social justice, and addressing the needs of overburdened communities. In addition, the global COVID-19 pandemic’s disparate impacts on traditionally marginalized populations (low-income, [...]

Report Release: 15-Minute Neighborhoods: A Pathway to Creating Healthier, More Just, Resilient, & Sustainable Communities in New Jersey2024-04-15T08:50:58-04:00

Examining Low-Income Community Solar Program and Energy Justice in New Jersey: An AI-Based Crowdsourcing Study

2024-04-08T09:16:32-04:00

By Sania Murtuza, Vibha Venkataraman, Tai Vu, & Yao Sun, Ph.D. Guided by the theoretical and practical frameworks from the literature, the research team led efforts to specify neighborhoods in New Jersey [...]

Examining Low-Income Community Solar Program and Energy Justice in New Jersey: An AI-Based Crowdsourcing Study2024-04-08T09:16:32-04:00

Report Release: Resilience Through Functionality: Outcome-Driven Quantification Approach with Stakeholders-Based Calibration

2024-05-28T15:15:53-04:00

By Michel C. Boufadel, Ph.D., P.E., Firas Gerges, Ph.D., Hani Nassif, Ph.D., P.E. In the face of escalating challenges posed by climate change and rapid urbanization, community resilience is of paramount importance. Quantifying resilience is a crucial step in identifying vulnerabilities [...]

Report Release: Resilience Through Functionality: Outcome-Driven Quantification Approach with Stakeholders-Based Calibration2024-05-28T15:15:53-04:00
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