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 6/24/2015 but many links need repair


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


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


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  Wall Street Journal How to Guide - Careers    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      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  

JOB SEARCH SITES Rutgers’ CareerKnight (requires login) Indeed   Boston College  

SOME ECON BLOGS AND ONLINE JOURNALS:  Krugman / CUNY   Bernanke’s blog   Project Syndicate  - znalysis 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 

    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

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   Wikipediaeverything, 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