Economic Trends & Surveys

This page contains reliable sources of data, information, commentary and analysis regarding the New Jersey economy.

NJ Economic Reports

Outmigration Costs NJ Economy $18 Billion in Adjusted Gross Income
NJBIA, 2016

New Jersey: Improved Prospects for the Short Term
Rutgers Economic Advisory Service, October 2015

The Receding Metropolitan Perimeter: A New Postsuburban Demographic Normal
Rutgers Regional Report, September, 2014

Regional Focus: Quarterly regional analysis of the local labor areas in New Jersey
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Naroff ReviewPic

The Naroff Review

A monthly review of New Jersey's economy for members of NJBIA

 Joel L. Naroff, Ph.D., President, Naroff Economic Advisors, Inc.

NJ's Economy's Looking Better

Read March Report

NJBIA Business Outlook Survey

This annual survey is the oldest and most reliable barometer of NJ business conditions.

2016 Business Outlook Survey news release

Survey archives


December 21, 2015

Top Economist Joel Naroff slated for January Southern Ocean County Chamber 2016 Kick-Off  Read

June 29, 2015

NJBIA Names Nicol Nicola Director of Economic Research   Read

NJ Economy at a Glance

Total employment, private- sector employment, unemployment and UI claims compared on a month- to- month basis over a 12 month rolling period. See charts.