Economic Trends

May 2022 New Jersey’s Changing Employment Landscape

"Record-high unemployment caused by the pandemic began to recede in 2021, but new obstacles continued to challenge New Jersey’s economic recovery. Unemployment: Although unemployment in New ..."

February 2022 NJ Women Face Higher Unemployment

"As businesses were forced to close and curtail services to stem the spread of COVID-19 in early 2020, overall unemployment in New Jersey jumped from 3.8% to 16.6% between March and April. Early ..."

July 2021 NJ Employment Making Sluggish Recovery in 2021

"A year and half into the pandemic, as a sense of normalcy is returning to the Garden State, New Jersey’s employment numbers and unemployment rate are making an unhurried recovery. Employment in ..."