The Economics Department is now accepting application for the Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society. Please contact the department for more information.
October 3, 2012. Welcome Event. A special event to welcome all Economics Majors and Minors, and students interested in economics. Click here
September 27, 2012. Democracy at Work. Discussion and Book-signing by Rick D. Wolff. Click here for more information.
April 26, 2012. Lessons from the Black Liberation Struggle for the Occupy Movement. Click here
March 19, 2012. Alternatives to Capitalism Panel. Click here for more information.
March 26, 2012. Omicron Delta Epsilon Induction Ceremony
Welcome Event- Fall 2011 Economics Mix and Mingle. A special event to welcome all Economics Majors and Minors, and students interested in economics. Click here
The Department of Economics at John Jay College recently held a ceremony to recognize outstanding students by inducting them into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the economics international honor society. Fifteen students were inducted at the March 16, 2011 event.
With guidance from Professor Piruz Alemi, John Jay students in the economics program made a strong showing at the prestigious Eastern Economics Association Annual Conference held on February 28 through March 1, 2009 in New York City. Authored by our students, five papers were presented that directly relate to the country's current economic crisis:
Globalization of U.S. Financial Crisis
U.S. Stock Market Crashes & Limitations of SEC Regulation
Michael Goodwin, D. Jaikaran, Joshua Fernandez, Jihye Kang
Internationalization of the Security Markets' Regulations
Michael Liaw, Joanna Mercedes, Lizbeth McKeever, Richard Kowalczyk
Insider Trading & Securities Act of 1933-34
Patrick Tiangco, Haseeb Syed, Alonso Smith, Tanisha Matthews
All About Insider Trading
Valerie Nova, Sherry Paredes, Steve Paredes, Marta Pawelic,
Creaig Pierre, Cagney Ramos, Hurasho Smith