Welcome to the Department of Economics

home njhallLocated in historic New Jersey Hall, the Economics Department at Rutgers University–New Brunswick has a long tradition of excellence in research, teaching, and service. Our faculty represent a broad array of disciplines within economics. Our faculty are leaders in their areas of research and lecture to universities, government agencies, and institutions around the world. Our faculty are regular members of national panels and research groups. 

The Economics Department offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Among the most popular at Rutgers, our undergraduate offerings include a Major and Minor in Economics, an Economics Honors Program, and a variety of certificate programs. For graduate students, there is a Ph.D. in Economics with financial support; while the program is relatively small, it is very high quality. Our graduate students are employed at universities in the U.S. and around the world, at government agencies both here and abroad, and at numerous prominent private sector employers. 

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Upcoming Workshops

Fri Feb 25 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Maya Rossin-Slater, Stanford
Thu Mar 03 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Econometrics
Jinyong Hahn, UCLA
Fri Mar 04 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University
Thu Mar 10 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Econometrics
Lung-fei Lee, Ohio State University
Fri Mar 11 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Sara Heller, University of Michigan