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.

Upcoming Workshops

Thu Sep 27 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Xu Cheng, University of Pennsylvania
Fri Sep 28 @ 2:00PM - 03:30PM
Empirical Microeconomics
No Seminar
Mon Oct 01 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
Geoffrey Clarke, Rutgers University (Graduate Student)
Tue Oct 02 @ 2:50PM - 04:20PM
Macroeconomic Theory
Jonathan Heathcote, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Thu Oct 04 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Frank Schorfheide, University of Pennsylvania


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