Major to Career: Economics
On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Economics majors, skills Economic majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the Economics program.
Economics majors may also find interesting employment at " think tanks."
It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.
On the right is a comprehensive list of job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Econmics.
- Logic & Problem Solving: Economics majors use rigorous thinking, statistical inference and historical study to answer economic questions.
- Understanding of Statistical Tables & Graphic Analysis: Economics students understand different theories and problems through graphic analysis. They learn to interpret information from graphs, diagrams, and statistical reports. A strong mathematical background is required.
- Ability to Apply Theory: Through studying various schools of economic thought, majors learn to critically apply a broad range of analysis to current economic situations.
Career-Related Web Sites
American Economic Association
A resource for publications and news regarding the association.
Offers links to economic-related job opportunities in business, government, and education as well as links to Economics Career Outlook, and Economics Careers and Salaries
Careers-in-Finance.com - Site with jobs in finance
National Association for Business Economics
Explore Careers in Economics
List of Economic related links
Economists and Marketing Research Analysts
Search an accounting and finance job database or browse featured accounting sites.
Links to Think Tanks
Think Tanks and N.G.O.'s - Index of international think tanks and research organizations.
Political Science Resources Think Tanks
Project Vote Smart
Think Tanks and Research Institutes
Think Tanks and Policy Centers
State-based Think Tanks
Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the World
National Political Index: Political Think Tanks
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