Why Major in Economics?
- Economists are employed by private business, financial institutions, government at all levels, educational institutions, not-for profit organizations, and research institutions.
Economists forecast future revenues and costs and analyze competitive market conditions for businesses.
Economists make recommendations involving capital investments, marketing of new products, health care financing, and the effects of government regulation on businesses.
Economists do cost/benefit analysis studies of proposed legislation and public-sector projects, and give advice to local, state, and federal politicians.
Economists measure the economic impact of taxes and forecast future tax revenues.
Economists work in economic development agencies at the state and local level of government.
Economics is an excellent major for law school.
Economics is a superb preparation for graduate work in areas such as financial management, marketing, international relations, public administration, and political science.
Economics is also an excellent dual major or minor for other areas of study as international studies, history, political science, and any of the areas in business administration.
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Professor Janet M. West, Mammel Hall 332N, Tel: (402) 554-2806, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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