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Economics Career Resources

What can you do with an education in ECONOMICS?

Typical skills of an Economics Major:

  • Collect, organize and clean data, including the use of Internet data sources, especially governmental
  • Conduct and clearly explain quantitative research and analysis
  • Explain economic problems by applying economic theory
  • Understand the different impacts of different economic policies on economic problems
  • Understand the difference between ex-post and ex-ante analysis
  • Use spreadsheets and statistical software to analyze data
  • Employ statistical modeling and analyze data to expose evidence of underlying economic relationships
  • Able to write and communicate orally effectively
  • Knows how to search and find relevant economic information
  • Can think critically about economic premises and theoretical debates


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