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 ( )
updated 12/18/14 (note links below will have been updated more recently)


Fall 2014 - click on course name below for syllabus
Introduction to Macroeconomics 220:103:01    CAC MTh 11:30-12:50 Scott 123
Money and Banking
220:301:02    CAC MTh 9:50-11:10 Murray 210
Byrnes Seminar: Money  Tuesday 9:50-11:10 New Jersey Hall 105

Winter reading list here

Spring 2015 - see above for Fall semester syllabus - we will be using the same FREE online textbook.
Introduction to Macroeconomics 220:103:01    CAC MTh 11:30-12:50 Scott 135
Introduction to Macroeconomics
220:103:08    DC MW 3:55pm-5:15pm Hick138
Honors Introduction to Macroeconomics 220:103:H1   CAC MTh 9:50-11:10 Murray 301


ODE  The International Economics Honor Society 

CQE The Certificate in Quantitative Economics

Hiroki Tsurumi Gala
Monroe Berkowitz memorial

Dorothy Rinaldi Extravaganza


Useful Links (favored links in bold) Please email me with any suggested additions, or broken links
UNDERGRADUATE ECONOMICS INFORMATION     The Economics Department Undergraduate Information      Rutgers Student Employment      ODE - the Economics Honor Society  LIBOR - Business School Organization (open to all)       SIRS - course ratings     Economics Jokes    

STUDENT CAREER RESOURCES  EconCareers - site for job search; mot yet evaluated it. Wall Street Journal How to Guide - Careers
Career Suggestions with Economics Sample Resumes  Sample Resume (download and use as a template)  A Sample Cover Letter Past Student resumes  (names and other info changed to protect the innocent):2 3   Info (from Boston College)     What Economists Do - BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook      Why Major in Economics  - Life in LaLaLand    More LaLaLand    MBAs in LaLaLand  BostonLegal   Student Activities at Rutgers    Quant Finance Article from NY Times     Quant Finance Article from Science     Economics Major by Collander

SOME ECON BLOGS AND ONLINE JOURNALS: Mankiw/Harvard     Krugman / Princeton  New  NYFed Liberty Street New   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 

    Board of Governors, the Federal Reserve Beige Book, and information on Federal Reserve Monetary Policy.  District Banks:  the St. Louis Fed, the Cleveland Fed, the New York Fed, the San Francisco Fed  the Chicago Fed, the Dallas Fed, the Philadelphia Fed, the Boston Fed, the Kansas City Fed, the Atlanta Fed, the Richmond Fed, and the 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

New  Scarlett-History of Econ Thought   Conference Board Total Economy Database - great    Economagic - data,  graphing and regression   Economist Glossary - just that Economicae - Another Glossaary/Encyclopedia  AmosWeb Economics Glossary   InfoPlease online Almanac Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis and Census Bureau, the Agriculture Department's Economic Research Service,    Federal Trade Commission.   Statistical Abstract of the U.S. - everything        Economic Report of the President, U.S. Budget, etc   U.S. Department of Commerce.   Data on 100 Countries (may be charges) Political Calculations - lots of calculators ,etc  Economics Internet Library an impressive collection of links to online economics books, notes, data, organizations, etc  Background Information on Public Issues   Measuring Worth  very interesting U.S. macro data source, with plots and growth rate calculations US Department of Agriculture ERS Macro International data New  FRED - macro and financial data and graphing from federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

STOCK GAME   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

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

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