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Unemployment by Income in New Jersey: A Pandemic Labor Force Surge?

2021-10-21T18:32:08+00:00

Maia de la Calle & Michael L. Lahr, Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON™) As national media coverage focuses on the pandemic’s impact on individual states’ economies, New Jersey, one of the COVID-19 hotspot states at the early height of the outbreak, has been hit particularly hard.  As of August 2021, New Jersey was tied for [...]

Unemployment by Income in New Jersey: A Pandemic Labor Force Surge?2021-10-21T18:32:08+00:00

New Jersey Reflections on Philadelphia’s Sugary Beverage Tax

2021-10-21T19:08:04+00:00

Michael L. Lahr, Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON™) In a state such as New Jersey, where the cost of living is about a third more than the national average, childcare costs are largely out of reach for many families who rely on childcare in order to join the workforce. Research from Rutgers University’s National [...]

New Jersey Reflections on Philadelphia’s Sugary Beverage Tax2021-10-21T19:08:04+00:00

The Post-Pandemic Economy: The Nation and New Jersey with a Focus on the Public Sector

2021-09-24T13:17:06+00:00

Jennifer Spiegel & Michael Lahr, Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON™) The short-term prospects for the state’s economy remain quite exuberant. This is despite the arrival of the delta variant of COVID-19 in July 2021, which forced the national economy to down shift just as it seemed the pandemic was waning. Still, economic fundamentals remain [...]

The Post-Pandemic Economy: The Nation and New Jersey with a Focus on the Public Sector2021-09-24T13:17:06+00:00

New Jersey Gets about 75 cents on Each Dollar that It Sends to Washington

2021-09-10T15:41:56+00:00

Maia de la Calle and & Michael L. Lahr, Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON™) R/Econ, the Rutgers Economic Advisory Service, has just completed a new report that compares the amount of federal tax dollars paid by each state with the amount of federal allocations received.  This report contrasts its findings with the January 2021 [...]

New Jersey Gets about 75 cents on Each Dollar that It Sends to Washington2021-09-10T15:41:56+00:00
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