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Posts Tagged ‘Employment’

Why NJ Should Tie Business Incentives to Smart Growth

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

New Jersey is poised to hand out $137 million in tax credits to two companies — Panasonic Corp. and Bayer HealthCare — that recently announced plans to relocate their headquarters in the Garden State.

When it Comes to State Subsidies, Not All Transit Hubs are Equal

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Does it make sense to subsidize a company to move offices from the vicinity of one New Jersey train station to another? All other things being equal, no, it doesn’t.

Urban Centers Weathering Economic Storm Better Than Other Places?

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

photo source: Resurgence City

A few months ago, New Jersey Future looked at residential building permit data and found that New Jersey’s urban centers were faring better, relative to the rest of the state, in permit activity over the 2003-2008 period, mirroring a trend at the national level.
The same seems to be true of jobs.  Between […]

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