Career Outlook

The economics major is both a business field as well as a social science field, the major provides relevant training for a wide variety of careers. Most economists focus on the practical application of economics in both the private and government sectors.

There are many career opportunities for a major in Economics. Graduates can look forward to many popular jobs utilizing economics: financial analyst, accountant, controller, project manager, business analyst, banker, business process consultant, or personal banker to name a few.

At a corporation, economists can be found forecasting demand, analyzing market competition, and studying the impact of economic variables and government policies.

In the financial sector economists assess risk, evaluate clients and study market data.

Economists also frequently work in government, writing and researching reports, enforcing legislation, studying environmental issues and tracking budgets and tax revenue.

International organizations also regularly hire economic majors.

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Department of Economics
Dr. Steven Caudill, Chair
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
email: scaudill@fau.edu
p: (561) 297-2167
office: KH(25) 141A

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