AbstractThe sharp economic contraction caused by the coronavirus shifted to recovery in May 2020. This report details the return of employment growth in New Jersey and the nation, examines the possible time frame for full economic recovery, and presents structural changes that are happening in parts of the economy.
JAMES W. HUGHES is a university professor and distinguished professor, and dean emeritus of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. His books include the coauthored Population Trends in New Jersey and the coedited America’s Demographic Tapestry: Baseline for the New Millennium (both Rutgers University Press).
DAVID LISTOKIN is a distinguished professor and associate director of the Center for Urban Policy Research at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. His many books include the coauthored Population Trends in New Jersey (Rutgers University Press).
RICHARD L. EDWARDS is chancellor emeritus, a university professor and distinguished professor, as well as dean emeritus of the School of Social Work, Rutgers University in New Brunswick. He is the author or editor of numerous books and journal articles.
JONATHAN SCOTT HOLLOWAY is the twenty-first president of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He is the author of The Cause of Freedom: A Concise History of African Americans.
REV. MICAH L. McCREARY, M.Div., Ph.D., LCP is the president of the New Brunswick Theological Seminary and RCA General Synod Professor. He is the author of Trauma and Race: A Pathway to Well-being.