Neil Sheflin
Department of Economics

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

403 New Jersey Hall

New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1248

(732) 993-7869 e-mail (sheflin@rutgers.edu )

 

updated 7/28/2015 but many links need repair

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Fall 2015 courses - click on course to see PRELIMINARY syllabus or syllabus from last time course was offered by me.

Introduction to Macroeconomics 220:103:01  M Th 10:20-11:40am Beck Auditorium Livingston Campus

Money and Banking   220:301:081  M Th noon-1:20pm  RC-1 Livingston Campus

Byrnes Seminar An Apparatus of the Mind (Economics in the News) 220:090:83  T 9:50-11:10 NJ Hall 105

 

Summer reading list here

 

ODE  The International Economics Honor Society 

CQE The Certificate in Quantitative Economics

 

Hiroki Tsurumi Gala

Monroe Berkowitz Memorial

Dorothy Rinaldi Extravaganza

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Useful Links (favored links in bold) Please email me with any suggested additions, or broken links sheflin@rci.rutgers.edu

 

UNDERGRADUATE ECONOMICS INFORMATION      The Economics Department Undergraduate InformationRutgers Student Employment ;     

ODE - the Economics Honor Society  

LIBOR - Business School Organization (open to all) 

SIRS - course ratings      

Economics Jokes

 

STUDENT CAREER RESOURCES                                

Wall Street Journal How to Guide - Careers

Sample Resume (download and use as a template) 

Sample Cover Letter      

Past Student Resume 2

Past Student Resume 3 (names and other info changed to protect the innocent)    

What Economists Do - BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook

Why Major in Economics  - Life in LaLaLand    

More LaLaLand    

MBAs in LaLaLand 

Boston Legal  

Student Activities at Rutgers   

Quant Finance Article from NY Times    

Quant Finance Article from Science    

Economics Major by Collander

 

JOB SEARCH SITES                                  

Rutgers CareerKnight (requires login)

Indeed 

Boston College

 

SOME ECON BLOGS AND ONLINE JOURNALS                  

Krugman / CUNY

Bernanke’s Blog

Project Syndicate - analysis on major economics (and other) issues

Mankiw/Harvard     

NYFed Liberty Street 

Economix  

DeLong/Berkely  

Calculated Risk - finance and economics 

Aplia  

20th  Century Paradigms  

The Economist's Voice - short, policy oriented articles (may require Rutgers access) 

Berkeley Electronic Press - an assortment of excellent peer reviewed economics and other  journals (will require Rutgers access)

Economics - an on-line refereed journal  



 

FED LINKS                                                                               

Board of Governors

Federal Reserve Beige Book

Federal Reserve Monetary Policy

St. Louis Fed

Cleveland Fed

New York Fed

San Francisco Fed 

Chicago Fed

Dallas Fed

Philadelphia Fed

Boston Fed

Kansas City Fed

Atlanta Fed

Richmond Fed

Minneapolis Fed 

For data, FRED II - Federal Reserve Economic Data     

FEDPOINTS excellent, generally timely explanations of aspects of money, banking, policy  

Economic Synopses short essays on current topics from St. Louis Fed 

Economic Letter short articles on current topics from SF Fed 

Current Issues NY Fed

 

ECONOMIC DATA SOURCES                                                 

FRED - macro and financial data and graphing from federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Statistical Abstract of the U.S. - everything 

Economic Report of the President U.S. Budget, etc. 

Political Calculations - lots of calculators 

Measuring Worth  very interesting U.S. macro data source, with plots and growth rate calculations

US Department of Agriculture ERS Macro International data  

Bureau of Labor Statistics

the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis and Census Bureau

the Agriculture Department's Economic Research Service

 

OTHER ECONOMICS INFORMATION 

Wikipedia everything, and remarkably reliable  

Scarlett-History of Econ Thought  

Conference Board Total Economy Database - great   

Economist Glossary - just that 

Economicae - Another Glossaary/Encyclopedia 

AmosWeb Economics Glossary   

InfoPlease online Almanac   

Federal Trade Commission

Economics Internet Library an impressive collection of links to online economics books, notes, data, organizations, etc.

Background Information on Public Issues  

 

OTHER ECONOMIC SOURCES 

Concise Encyclopedia of Economics excellent

Econlit - Indexing of all economics articles (Rutgers use only)

JSTOR (Rutgers only) - full-text journal articles

American Economic Association

Journals 

Resources for Economics on the Internet

Gene Shackman's site on Social, Economic, and Political Change       

Social Science Research Network  

National Association of Business Economists  

Worldwide Economics Resources  

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)   

Nobel Laureates, 1969 - Present

Office of Population Research  

Economic History  

Economic Policies and Regulation 

Economics Reports and Commentary  

Fairmodel 

Omicron Delta Epsilon Headquarters

Online Glossary of Economics Terms

 

STOCK GAME

How the Market Works  

MarketWatch 

 

FINANCIAL INFORMATION SOURCES 

Investment FAQ   

Financial Definitions  

Yahoo Stock Quotes      

 

NEWSPAPERS, JOURNALS, PERIODICALS 

New York Times  

New Jersey Online  

The Economists Voice (may require Rutgers login)

eJournal - Policy Oriented Online Macro Journal

 

GLOSSARIES

International Economics Glossary

 

ECONOMICS DEPARTMENTS ETC.

Rutgers

U.S.    

EDIRC (Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centres in the World)

 

GENERAL REFERENCE, LITERATURE, GRAMMAR, HISTORY  

History of Math Topics 

Bartelby Online - books, dictionaries, etc.   

Lynch’s Grammar

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