Monthly Archives: April 2012

From Europe to New Jersey: It’s Still the Economy, Stupid!

(co-authored with Lorenzo Cladi)

As Governor Christie and Democratic lawmakers argue over the true cost of the ARC Tunnel project, the wisdom of merging Rutgers-Camden and Rowan University, and the components that will comprise New Jersey’s Fiscal 2013 budget, the odds are slim that the European Union will enter the conversation.

Likewise, when we make decisions on where to shop and dine, we look for good prices and quality products. We don’t think too much about economic policies set in place on the other side of the Atlantic.

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