Economic Trends & Analysis

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

NJ Economic Reports

New Jersey: The Everlasting Recovery!
Rutgers Economic Advisory Service, July 2014

Employment Recession and Recovery in the 50 States:  A Further Update
Rutgers Regional Report, July 2013

New Jersey Economic Insights

Outlook New Jersey

New Jersey’s job numbers have turned up, and unemployment keeps falling, while income continues to set records

Dr. Charles Steindel, Chief Economist

NJBIA Business Outlook Survey

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

2014 Business Outlook Survey news release

Survey archives

NJBIA C-Suite Survey

This survey identifies the views and concerns of NJ’s private-sector CEOs. 

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s 2013 C-Suite Survey was conducted in the spring of 2013.  Read more

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.