Additional Resources

The New Jersey Economy


Outmigration by the Numbers: How do we Stop the Exodus ?a report prepared by The New Jersey Business & Industry Association (2016).

Building Bridges II:  Breaking Down Barriers.  Perspectives for Academia and Industry on Building a New Jersey Innovation Ecosystem, a report prepared by the New Jersey Policy Research Organization and InnovationNJ (2013).

Building Bridges Between Academic Institutions, Business and Government to Bring Innovation to the Market Place, a report prepared by the New Jersey Policy Researcfh Organization (2010).

New Jersey State Strategic Plan: New Jersey’s State Development & Redevelopment Plan , prepared by the  New Jersey State Planning Commission (2011). 

The Report of the Governor’s Task Force on Higher Education, prepared by The New Jersey High Education Task Force (2010).

Rutgers University

Rutgers Grows the Garden State - 2017 Economic Impact Report         

A Strategic Plan for the New Rutgers2014

Solutions for Rutgers: New Jersey’s Partner for a strong economy, 2009, a report prepared by Rutgers Department of University Relations


Innovation, Competitiveness, and Economic Growth

The Global Competitiveness Report and Data Platform 2013-2014

A Governor’s Guide to Building State Science and Technology Capacityprepared by the National Governors Association

America’s High-Tech Economy:  Growth, Development & Risks for Metropolitan Areas, a report published by the Milken Institute.

“The Influence of R&D Expenditures on New Firm Formation and Economic Growth,” an article by Bruce Kirchhoff 

"Innovation: Something New Under the Sun,” an article featured in The Economist

Unfulfilled Expectations: Recent College Graduates Struggle in a Troubled Economy, a report by Jessica Godofsky, M.P.P., Cliff Zukin, Ph.D., and Carl Van Horn, Ph.D

Testing Tradition:  Assessing the Added Value of Public-Private Partnerships, a report prepared by the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships

Economic Impact Studies published by the Association of University Research Parks


Advanced Manufacturing

Report to the President on Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing



Fueling Entrepreneurship Advancing Innovation and the Life Sciences Ecosystem, a white paper prepared by BioNJ (2016).

BioNJ 2013 Industry Study - Life Sciences in New Jersey: Looking Beyond Biotech, a report prepared by BioNJ


Renewable Energy

Sizing the Clean Economy; A National and Regional Green Jobs Assessment, a report prepared by the Brookings Institute and Battelle Technology Partnership Practice 

The Size of the U.S. Energy Efficiency Market: Generating a More Complete Picture, a report prepared by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy