Final tallies of New Jersey’s 2015 employment performance, released in March 2016, revealed
that the state had experienced its strongest job growth since 1999. This suggested that New
Jersey’s economy was finally hitting full stride, setting high expectations for 2016.
Written by Distinguished Professor and Dean, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and
Public Policy, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
Published Summer 2016.