The Department of Economics
News/Events

 

 

CURRENT EVENTS

Fall 2014

 Economic Justice Speaker Series

Sept. 22 (Monday) in room L2.85: Journalist Liza Featherstone on the Political Economy of Public Education

Oct. 6 (Monday) in room L2.85: Political scientist Manuel S. Almeida on the latest Socio-Economic Situation of Puerto Rico.

Oct. 23 (Thursday) in room L2.85: Economist Jessica Gordon Nembhard, on her latest book “Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Thought and Practice” (2014).                                                                        

Nov 19 (Wednesday) in room L2.85: Dialogue between Marxist and Post-Keynesian schools of thought, with Paul Cooney (Universidade Federal do Para-Brazil) and Matías Vernengo (Bucknell University). This event is co-sponsored by the Union of Radical Political Economists.  Julio Huato of St. Francis College will moderate the event.

 

PAST EVENTS

 

Spring 2014 

March 12, 2014. Economics Justice Series.  Stanley Aronowitz, "Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People."  Click here for more information. 

February 5, 2014. The Economics Department is now accepting application for the Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society.  Please contact the department for more information.

 

 Fall 2013

November 26, 2013. Economics Justice Series: Talk by Cha from Susterra Partners.  Click here for more information.

September 17, 2013. Welcome Event. A special event to welcome all Economics Majors and Minors, and students interested in economics. Click here

 

Spring 2013

The Economics Department is now accepting application for the Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society.  Please contact the department for more information.

Fall 2012

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.

Spring 2012

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

 Fall 2011

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

Spring 2011

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.

Spring 2009

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:

Paper #1
Globalization of U.S. Financial Crisis
Margaret Colbert

Paper #2
U.S. Stock Market Crashes & Limitations of SEC Regulation
Michael Goodwin, D. Jaikaran, Joshua Fernandez, Jihye Kang

Paper #3
Internationalization of the Security Markets' Regulations
Joanna Mercedes, Lizbeth McKeever, Richard Kowalczyk

Paper #4
Insider Trading & Securities Act of 1933-34
Patrick Tiangco, Haseeb Syed, Alonso Smith, Tanisha Matthews

Paper #5
All About Insider Trading
Valerie Nova, Sherry Paredes, Steve Paredes, Marta Pawelic,
Creaig Pierre, Cagney Ramos, Hurasho Smith




 

Jay Hamilton, Chairperson
445 West 59th Street, Room 3505N, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212.237.8093, Email: jhamilton@jjay.cuny.edu