Demand for Econ PhDs, the Nobel Prize, Rankings, Economics Apps, Salaries and Other Top Blog Posts 2012
As we reached the end of the year 2012, we decided to compile a list of the top INOMICS blog posts, those that received a record number of visitors throughout the year. Enjoy your reading and Happy New Year to everyone!
1. Supply and Demand for New Ph.D’s in Economics
Based on the Survey of the labor market for new Ph.D hires in economics 2011-2012
2. Ranking Economics Departments: Number of Top Institutions by Country
The percentage of Economics Departments by Country in the World’s “Top 100 Economics Departments” (based on RePEc rankings).
3. Where are the economists coming from?
A list of countries with the highest number of Economics graduates.
4. Top Apps for Economists
A list of economics apps for Android available in the market.
5. Salaries for Econ PhDs in the US
How much do Economics PhDs earn in the US?
6. Has Economics Education become too mathematical?
Justin Campbell’s post on the role of mathematics in economics education.
7. Top Economics Podcasts
A collection of free economics podcasts.
9. Nobel Prize in Economics 2012: Winners Announced
A tribute to Alvin A. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley.
10. Google Economics
A contribution from guest blogger Max Berre on why Google hires economists.
11. Infographic: Economics Job Market 2012
Findings from the Economics Job Market Report 2012 in one picture.
Photo Credit: Maguis & David
In Memory of Robert Fogel
We are sad to share the loss of a great economist yesterday. Robert Fogel, Nobel Laureate (1993, with Douglass North) passed away yesterday at the age of 86. He was a Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Founding Director of the Center for Population Economics.
What To Expect And How To Prepare For The Assessment Centre - A Guide For Economists
When you are applying for jobs as a graduate economist, as part of the application process you may be asked to attend an assessment centre. Assessment centres are a tool commonly used in recruitment for government jobs or for joining large companies with extensive graduate recruitment schemes. Typically, you will be invited to attend such a centre after a preliminary interview and before a final decision is made.
INOMICS Officially Supports CitEc: Citations in Economics
At INOMICS we strive to offer the best resources for economists to support them in their careers. Besides providing information on jobs, courses and conferences in the economics field, in partnership with RePEc we’ve been working on making economics research more accessible to our users. As a means of support in promoting economics research, in April 2013