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Report Release: Enhancing the Resilience of New Jersey Communities Using ARez

2023-01-12T07:49:31-05:00

By Michel C. Boufadel, Ph.D., New Jersey Institute of Technology; Firas Gerges, Ph.D., Princeton University; and Hani Nassif, Ph.D., Rutgers University – New Brunswick The New Jersey State Policy Lab has released a new report in collaboration with researchers from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and Princeton University which analyzed the current trends [...]

Report Release: Enhancing the Resilience of New Jersey Communities Using ARez2023-01-12T07:49:31-05:00

Report Release: Disparities in High-Leverage Mathematics Course-Taking in New Jersey, 2016-2020

2023-01-05T07:40:49-05:00

By Vandeen A. Campbell, Ph.D. The New Jersey State Policy Lab, in collaboration with the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies, is releasing a report that examines patterns in high school math course-taking across New Jersey (NJ).       Math Enrollment in 11th Grade by School Segregation, 2016-2017 through 2019-2020 Source: Authors’ calculations based on data [...]

Report Release: Disparities in High-Leverage Mathematics Course-Taking in New Jersey, 2016-20202023-01-05T07:40:49-05:00

Data Brief Release: A Supply-Demand Model Informs Childcare Market Deficits in New Jersey: Estimates Point to Need for More Data

2022-12-08T08:00:21-05:00

By Sarah F. Small and Debra Lancaster. Failing childcare markets have been detrimental to the US economy in recent years.[1] We have examined the childcare crisis in New Jersey from both the supply side and the demand side [...]

Data Brief Release: A Supply-Demand Model Informs Childcare Market Deficits in New Jersey: Estimates Point to Need for More Data2022-12-08T08:00:21-05:00

Report Release: Equitable Property Acquisitions to Enhance Climate Resilience

2022-12-01T10:40:54-05:00

With support from the New Jersey State Policy Lab, the New Jersey Climate Change Resource Center Climate Corps conducted research to better understand how flood buyback and managed retreat programs are organized and administered nationwide.  Today, we are releasing the report, Leading Practices for Proactive & Equitable Property Acquisitions to Enhance Climate Resilience: A Report [...]

Report Release: Equitable Property Acquisitions to Enhance Climate Resilience2022-12-01T10:40:54-05:00

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

2022-10-21T19:42:22-04:00

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?2022-10-21T19:42:22-04:00

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

2022-10-21T19:46:13-04:00

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?2022-10-21T19:46:13-04:00

New Jersey’s Changing Population and Childcare Needs

2022-10-21T19:47:19-04:00

by Sarah F. Small and Debra Lancaster Like many parents in the United States, New Jersey parents have faced some formidable obstacles finding accessible quality childcare. This is particularly true given changes in the childcare landscape during COVID-19, as documented in our recent report. In this research brief, we document regional changes in New Jersey’s [...]

New Jersey’s Changing Population and Childcare Needs2022-10-21T19:47:19-04:00

Equal Access to STEM Pathways? A Closer Look at Science Course-taking Trends in New Jersey’s High Schools

2022-10-21T19:48:13-04:00

by Vandeen Campbell Freshman Year Science Course-taking in NJ, 2016-2019 Note: The total number of schools and students represented in each chart panel varied slightly each year. In 2019-20, 58 high schools (total 9th grade enrollment: 13,797) were segregated by both race and poverty. 41 high schools were segregated by poverty only (9th grade enrollment: [...]

Equal Access to STEM Pathways? A Closer Look at Science Course-taking Trends in New Jersey’s High Schools2022-10-21T19:48:13-04:00

New Jersey’s Childcare Landscape During COVID-19: A Slow and Uneven Recovery

2022-10-21T19:48:53-04:00

by Sarah Small and Debra Lancaster Many New Jersey parents felt the sting of reduced childcare access during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, the childcare landscape has not made a recovery that meets the needs of working families and their young children. Our analysis indicates that the childcare workforce remains substantially below its [...]

New Jersey’s Childcare Landscape During COVID-19: A Slow and Uneven Recovery2022-10-21T19:48:53-04:00
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