Announcements - Front Page

Announcements - Front Page

Policy on Outside Courses, Online Courses and Winter Session Courses

A maximum of three approved classes taken outside the RU-New Brunswick Economics Department can be counted towards the major. It is advisable to have any outside course preapproved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We do not accept online courses as prerequisite equivalent when grades are not substantially based on proctored or identity-secure administration of a cumulative final exam (i.e. 50% or more of the final grade).

Courses that meet for less than 4 weeks (for example, winter session courses) will not be accepted for transfer towards the Economics Major.

 

Change in Prerequisite Requirements in Economics for Majors and Minors

To All Economics Majors and Minors:

This message is to alert you to a change in requirements concerning grades in prerequisite courses for core and elective courses in economics. The new rule is that a grade of C or better is required in each prerequisite course in order for it to satisfy the prerequisite requirement.

Read more: Change in Prerequisite Requirements in Economics for Majors and Minors

Undergraduate Advising Hours

General Advising: There will be no general walk-in advising in NJ Hall, room 202, until further notice. Please email the advisor at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Office Hours for This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Undergraduate Program Director:

For the remainder of the Spring 2021 semester, and until further notice, there will be no in-person walk-in advising by the undergraduate director.   You can always send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special Permission

Due to overwhelming demand for our courses and constraints on room size, we are unable to grant special permission numbers for courses that are closed.

Upcoming Events

Fri Oct 07 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Natalia D’Agosti, Rutgers University
Thu Oct 13 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Econometrics
Konrad Menzel, New York University
Fri Oct 14 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Alexandra Spitz-Oener, Humboldt University
Mon Oct 17 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
Peter Conti-Brown, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
Fri Oct 21 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Bin Xie, Jinan University
Tue Oct 25 @ 3:00PM - 04:30PM
Macroeconomic Theory
Gaston Navarro, Federal Reserve Board
Fri Oct 28 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Brittany Street, University of Missouri
Thu Nov 03 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Econometrics
Ashesh Rambachan, Microsoft Research/MIT
Fri Nov 04 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Michele Pellizzari, University of Geneva (joint with Federica Braccioli, Paolo Ghinetti, Simone Moriconi and Costanza Naguib)
Mon Nov 07 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
Juan Antolin Diaz, London Business School
Thu Nov 10 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Econometrics
Bo Honore, Princeton University
Fri Nov 11 @ 1:30PM - 03:00PM
Empirical Microeconomics
Silvia Prina, Northeastern University
Mon Nov 14 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
Stephen Redding, Princeton University
Thu Nov 17 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Econometrics
Isaiah Andrews, Harvard University