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202, 2023

A study by Rutgers-Newark says families need to know about new financial aid programs and applying through FAFSA

Dr. Robyn Ince, Executive Director of the Newark City of Learning Collaborative and Research Affiliate of the NJSPL, was interviewed on WBGO 88.3FM regarding the recent case study her team published, in which they interviewed various individuals from Newark to better understand their awareness regarding certain college financial aid programs.

3001, 2023

How Newark Sees College Aid

Inside Higher Ed featured an article about a recent report from the New Jersey State Policy Lab in collaboration with the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies and the Newark City of Learning Collaborative, which interviewed families about their perception and understanding of Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) and Garden State Guarantee (GSG) financial aid programs.

2911, 2022

A perspective on quantifying resilience: Combining community and infrastructure capitals

A new report was published in Science of the Total Environment, authored by Firas Gerges, Rayan H. Assad, Hani Nassif, Elie Bou-Zeid, & Michel C. Boufadel, which examined different community resilience approaches to climate change.

3006, 2022

Policy Fellows Stamato and Jaffe Suggest Negotiation for Aiding Talks in the Russia-Ukraine War

"Negotiation may be more promising if the focus shifts from a final resolution of the protracted conflict to an interim plan with these initial objectives: (a) to cease the fighting and (b) to consider occupied territory “neutral,” and under a protectorate, until a complete resolution can be determined."

2906, 2022

Public Views on the Reallocation of Street Space Due to COVID-19

New Research from Professors Robert B. Noland, Evan Iacobucci, and Wenwen Zhang evaluate the support for street space that was reallocated during the pandemic.

505, 2022

Browsing for food: Will COVID-induced online grocery delivery persist?

This article by Hannah Younes, Robert B. Noland, and Wenwen Zhang tracked the trend of online grocery shopping before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

1603, 2022

EJB Talks’ Stuart Shapiro talks with Executive Director Elizabeth Cooner

Elizabeth Cooner, Executive Director of the New Jersey State Policy Lab talks about the Lab’s mission of conducting rigorous evidence-based research to help inform New Jersey’s policymakers on solutions to important policy questions that are effective, innovative, and always have a focus on equity.

103, 2022

Newark’s Response to Pandemic Housing Crisis is a ‘Success Story’, Study Says

The City of Newark’s ability to distribute federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) funds during a housing crisis spurred by the coronavirus pandemic was lauded as a “success story” compared to other large New Jersey cities, according to a recent study by the New Jersey State Policy Lab at Rutgers University.

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