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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

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

2024-06-14T19:07:47-04:00

By Sania Murtuza, Tai Vu, & Yao Sun, Ph.D. With the intention of developing an interactive map for Jersey City, Newark, and Trenton, the research team first obtained zip code data for New Jersey from an online dataset [...]

Examining Low-Income Community Solar Program and Energy Justice in New Jersey: An AI-Based Crowdsourcing Study2024-06-14T19:07:47-04:00

Newark Youth Share Experiences and Challenges to Enrolling in Postsecondary Education

2024-06-13T13:47:59-04:00

By Bernie Lombardi, Ph.D., Betsy Kim, Ph.D., and Robyn Ince, Ed.M. As part of our ongoing study funded by the New Jersey State Policy Lab on youth who were disconnected from college during COVID-19 in Newark, we conducted focus groups [...]

Newark Youth Share Experiences and Challenges to Enrolling in Postsecondary Education2024-06-13T13:47:59-04:00

Key Insights from Early Offshore Wind Implementation in the United States

2024-06-10T09:34:12-04:00

Photo ©: Block Wind Farm   By Jessica Parineet Offshore wind development is in its early stages in the United States, with just under one gigawatt (GW) of utility scale capacity constructed[1][2]. State decarbonization goals have catalyzed industry progress thus far, however the Biden administration has increased federal support, including a national goal to deploy [...]

Key Insights from Early Offshore Wind Implementation in the United States2024-06-10T09:34:12-04:00

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

Developing Policy Recommendations for a Seamless Continuum of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Services for Justice-Involved Individuals

2024-05-23T09:31:42-04:00

By James Davy. In an innovative collaboration, Rutgers University Newark School of Public Administration is partnering with the New Jersey Reentry Corporation and the New Jersey State Policy Lab to develop a comprehensive policy framework [...]

Developing Policy Recommendations for a Seamless Continuum of Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Services for Justice-Involved Individuals2024-05-23T09:31:42-04:00

Treating Substance Use Disorders in New Jersey Emergency Departments: A Conversation with Michele Calvo, MPH

2024-05-20T09:20:30-04:00

By Kylie Davidson, Cadence F. Bowden, Elizabeth Mascone, Hannah Shepherd, Stephen Crystal. Emergency departments play a critical role in the continuum of care for opioid use disorder, and New Jersey has enacted a range of initiatives and interventions [...]

Treating Substance Use Disorders in New Jersey Emergency Departments: A Conversation with Michele Calvo, MPH2024-05-20T09:20:30-04:00

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
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