Welcome to the Department of Economics

Rutgers ranks as one of best values for economics majors in the nation in a new survey! 

Check  out http://www.payscale.com/college-roi/major/economics

"Students who major in economics learn the analytical, quantitative, writing, and thinking skills that are needed in the business world. If you major in economics, you're likely to see big returns on your investment . . . ."  

The study identifies the schools with the top-ranking economics majors.  Number seven in the nation is ". . . America's eighth-oldest university and 'The Birthplace of College Football,' New Jersey's Rutgers University. Scarlet Knights who pursue an education in economics are looking at a net ROI of over $800,000 based on their expected earnings over a 20-year period."

In short, Rutgers Economics does a great job preparing students for future careers.

Upcoming Workshops

Tue Apr 24 @ 2:50PM - 04:20PM
Macroeconomic Theory Workshop
Gianluca Benigno, LSE (visiting the IMF)
Fri Apr 27 @ 2:00PM - 02:45PM
Empirical Microeconomics Workshop
Seminar Speaker, Yilin Wu, Rutgers University (Graduate Student)
Fri May 04 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
Empirical Microeconomics Workshop
Bingxiao Wu, Rutgers University
Mon May 21 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
Stefano Ungaro, Paris School of Economics


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