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Using the Community Intrinsic Resilience Index to Tackle Energy Equity and Budget Deficit in New Jersey

2022-10-03T09:13:23-04:00

By Firas Gerges, Michel Boufadel, and Hani Nassif. The Community Intrinsic Resilience Index (CIRI) captures the intrinsic (i.e., not relative) resilience level of critical community sectors, allowing practitioners and policymakers to make resilience-informed plans and strategies. [...]

Using the Community Intrinsic Resilience Index to Tackle Energy Equity and Budget Deficit in New Jersey2022-10-03T09:13:23-04:00

Intelligent Help for the Opioid Crisis Lifecycle: The Need for an Artificial Intelligence & Informatics-Based Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis

2022-09-29T15:08:49-04:00

By Shiya John, Sri Krishna Kaashyap Madabhushi, Nishitha Chidipothu, Jim Samuel. The opioid crisis is affecting all levels of American society regardless of class, ethnicity, gender, or career and there is an urgent and compelling need to address all stages of the opioid crisis lifecycle [...]

Intelligent Help for the Opioid Crisis Lifecycle: The Need for an Artificial Intelligence & Informatics-Based Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis2022-09-29T15:08:49-04:00

Evaluating Risk Perception: Lessons from Hurricane Sandy

2022-09-26T08:37:43-04:00

By Josephine O’Grady. As we approach the 10th anniversary since the second-costliest hurricane in U.S. history hit the New Jersey coastline, the lessons have increasingly pointed to conversations about the relationship between awareness, education, and risk perception [...]

Evaluating Risk Perception: Lessons from Hurricane Sandy2022-09-26T08:37:43-04:00

High Quality Health Care: How New Jersey Residents Report Their Ability to Access It

2022-09-15T09:09:48-04:00

by Amanda Hinton Health care is a hot-button topic for people across the country and New Jersey is no exception. The importance of access to health care cannot be understated and many New Jersey residents feel the effects of being unable to receive high-quality health care services. The New Jersey State Policy Lab teamed up [...]

High Quality Health Care: How New Jersey Residents Report Their Ability to Access It2022-09-15T09:09:48-04:00

What Influences Differences in New Jersey’s Municipal Tax Rates?

2022-09-12T09:25:36-04:00

by Michael Lahr, Tia Azzi, and Maia de la Calle, Rutgers Economic Advisory Service It is vital for New Jersey policymakers to understand what affects municipal tax rates. In this brief, we analyze local government spending and attempt to equalize effective municipal tax rates across New Jersey’s counties. To do this, we identify the variables [...]

What Influences Differences in New Jersey’s Municipal Tax Rates?2022-09-12T09:25:36-04:00

Retreat in the 21st Century, Adapting to a New Era of Climate Change

2022-09-08T08:27:59-04:00

By Kathyrn Balitsos and Garin Bulger Managed or planned retreat is a climate change adaptation strategy that allows the shoreline to advance inward unimpeded, necessitating the removal of buildings and other built infrastructure. To facilitate managed retreat efforts, federal, state, and local government programs acquire lands and properties, including those that have been damaged by [...]

Retreat in the 21st Century, Adapting to a New Era of Climate Change2022-09-08T08:27:59-04:00

One Million More Acres, But Who’s Counting?

2022-09-06T10:25:43-04:00

by Thomas G. Dallessio Almost twenty-five years ago, the Governor’s Council on New Jersey Outdoors identified the need to preserve a million more acres of open space, farmland, and historic sites in New Jersey. The Chair of that Council, Former Assemblywoman Maureen Ogden recently passed away, leaving our state in a much better condition than [...]

One Million More Acres, But Who’s Counting?2022-09-06T10:25:43-04:00

Does the Decision to Allow Local Cannabis-Related Businesses Impact Home Sale Prices?

2022-09-01T09:22:41-04:00

by Michael S. Hayes, Associate Professor, Rutgers University-Camden and Prakash Kandel, Ph.D. Student, Rutgers University-Camden During the 2020 general election, New Jersey voters approved a ballot question to amend the state constitution to allow residents 21 years or older to possess and consume cannabis products. By the summer of 2021, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory [...]

Does the Decision to Allow Local Cannabis-Related Businesses Impact Home Sale Prices?2022-09-01T09:22:41-04:00
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