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

    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...
  • Rutgers’ Fed Challenge Team Wins Second Place in New York Fed Competition

    Karn Dalal, Ali Haider Ismail, Gurpal Sran, Andrew Lee, Isabel Juniewicz, and Prof. Rubin The College Fed Challenge is a team competition for undergraduates inspired by the working of the Federal Open Market Committee. It is designed to encourage students to learn more about the U.S. macro economy, the Federal Reserve System, and the implementation of monetary policy. In November 2014, the Rutgers-New Brunswick team, sponsored by the Economics Department, -- Karn Dalal, Ali Haider Ismail, Isabel Juniewicz, Andrew Lee, and Gurpal Sran --won second place among a total of 36 teams competing at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Pace University took first place and Columbia University, third place. The judges really liked their presentation (a score of 19 out of 20) and their ability to ans...
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