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What Can You Do With A Major In Economics?

An economics degree trains student to apply the principals and theories of natural science to the concepts and logic of mathematics. Professional economists utilize their skills in the business, social sciences, and humanities fields. Economists research and evaluate data related to anything of monetary or production value. From the data an economist collects and evaluates, they can prepare reports and forecast about economic trends. According to the U. S. Department of Labor resources, ONet and OOH, most economists need a master or doctorate degree.

Economics Program

Career Paths

Consulting

Corporate

Education

Environmental Work

Government

International Relations

Law

Non-Profit

Research

Job Titles

Economic Analyst

Economic Consultant

Economist

Environmental Economist

Financial Economist

Foreign Trade Analyst

Forensic Economist

Labor Economist

Land Use Economist

Research Analyst

Risk Analyst

Tax Economist

Employers/Work Settings

Banks/Financial Institutions

Colleges/Universities

Commerce Departments

Consulting Firms

Corporations

Department of the Treasury

Economic Policy Institute

Environmental Associations

Federal Reserve Board

Government Agencies

Insurance Companies

International Monetary Fund

Investment Firms

Research Firms

Trade Associations

World Bank

World Trade Organization

Professional Associations

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