Rutgers University

You and economics

  1. On-line guide to the undergraduate program by and about the Rutgers Department of Economics
  2. The economics career This chapter from Principles of Economics by William S. Brown is a fine survey of what economics majors can do, how well they will be rewarded for doing so, and how they can best prepare for a career in economics.
  3. Why study economics? The answer, according to the Vassar economics department
  4. Work, wages, and employment outlook for economists, from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook
  5. Average salaries of economics and business majors from the National Association of Colleges and Employers
  6. National Association for Business Economics
  7. Internet resources for career planning and job search (Alexander Library)
  8. Careers in Business
  9. Job Openings for Economists (American Economic Association)
  10. Job Openings for Economists (from the Chronicle of Higher Education)
  11. Job Opportunities for Economists in Europe and U.S. (
  12. Job Opportunities in Agricultural Economics (American Agricultural Economics Association )