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New Jersey’s Changing Population and Childcare Needs

2022-08-25T09:40:43-04:00

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 Needs2022-08-25T09:40:43-04:00

Gregory Porumbescu co-authors Government Transparency State of the Art and New Perspectives

2022-06-16T15:56:05-04:00

Part of the Elements in Public Policy series, the authors argue that to understand why transparency “works” in one context, but fails in another, we have to take into account how institutional (macro), organizational (meso) contexts interact with individual behavior (micro).

Gregory Porumbescu co-authors Government Transparency State of the Art and New Perspectives2022-06-16T15:56:05-04:00

Social Media and Individuals’ Environment-Friendly Actions

2022-06-15T14:46:47-04:00

by Vishal Trehan Climate change is one of the wicked problems of our times. It is well established that human activity is the primary cause for drastic changes in the climate over the last seventy years.[1] However, public opinion on climate change is multidimensional, dynamic, and differentiated – these dimensions include beliefs about anthropogenic climate [...]

Social Media and Individuals’ Environment-Friendly Actions2022-06-15T14:46:47-04:00

Telehealth Use among Medicare Population during COVID-19: Advancements in Accessibility vs Challenges in Utilization

2022-06-13T08:55:44-04:00

By Heather Butler and Aakanksha Deoli Telehealth use in the United States has skyrocketed among healthcare providers and patients since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of telehealth visits increased by more than 150 percent. Medicare beneficiaries constitute a substantial portion of telehealth users, and their usage has increased [...]

Telehealth Use among Medicare Population during COVID-19: Advancements in Accessibility vs Challenges in Utilization2022-06-13T08:55:44-04:00

State Equity Initiatives

2022-06-01T16:00:29-04:00

by Marilyn Rubin Government actions have the potential to make a substantial and lasting impact on equity for all residents. One of government’s most powerful levers for advancing equity is its budget, “the medium through which [flows] the essential life of support systems of public policy” (Wildavsky & Caiden 2001, p. xxvii). Advancing equity has [...]

State Equity Initiatives2022-06-01T16:00:29-04:00

Catalyzing the Information Economy: Moving Towards Strategic Expansions of Open Data-Driven Value Creation

2022-06-01T08:30:17-04:00

by Shiya John, Snigdha Mishra and Jim Samuel Open data is expected to influence trillions of dollars in global value creation by 2030, as projected by McKinsey Global Institute: “The boost to the economy from broad adoption of open-data ecosystems could be as high as 1.5 percent of GDP in 2030 in the European Union, [...]

Catalyzing the Information Economy: Moving Towards Strategic Expansions of Open Data-Driven Value Creation2022-06-01T08:30:17-04:00

Enhancing Child Tax Credits’ Support of New Jersey’s Neediest Families

2022-03-24T10:42:42-04:00

Sarah Small and Debra Lancaster Many New Jersey parents breathed a sigh of relief upon receiving their Child Tax Credit Payments in late 2021. Our new report at the Rutgers Center for Women and Work, in partnership with the New Jersey State Policy Lab, finds most low-income parents spent the money on essentials like food, [...]

Enhancing Child Tax Credits’ Support of New Jersey’s Neediest Families2022-03-24T10:42:42-04:00
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