Economics, Business Management Economics, Global Economics

Occupational Opportunities:

Bank Officer
Benefits Administrator
Bond Trader
Business Forecaster
Business Manager
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Chamber of Commerce Analyst
Commodities Trader
Commodity-Industry Analyst
Community College Instructor
Compensation Analyst
Consumer Affairs Director
Consumer Goods Manufacturers
Cost Analyst
Credit Analyst
Credit/Loan Officer
Efficiency Expert
Estate Planner
Financial Economist
Financial Officer
Financial Planner/Analyst
Financial Reporter
Government Administrator
High School Social Studies Teacher
Hospitality Manager

Industrial Economist
Industrial Transportation Specialist
Industrial/Institutional Buyer
Information Scientist
Institutional Research Director
Insurance Salesperson
Intelligence Agent
International Trade Specialist
Labor Economist Purser
Labor Relations Specialist
Litigation Analyst
Market Research Analyst
Population Studies Analyst
Property Manager
Real Estate Agent/Broker
Retail Sales Manager
Securities Salesperson/Broker
Securities Trader
Tax Advisor
Technical Writer
Transportation Specialist
Treasury Management
University Professor
Urban/Regional Planner
Wage and Salary Administrator

Possible Employment Settings:

Advertising Departments and Firms
Business Corporations
Colleges and Schools
Convention Centers
Department Stores
Educational Institutions
Entertainment Parks
Film Companies
Government Printing Office

Literary Periodicals
Magazines and Newspapers
Non-Profit Organizations
Own Home
Political Action Groups
Professional Organizations
Public Relations Firms
Publishing Companies
Radio/TV Stations
Research and Development Firms
Travel Agencies

Job and Career Websites:

Careers in
eFinancial Careers – The Financial Job Marketplace
Career Options for Economics Majors (excellent site outlining various career options) (Career Search Engine)
Careers in Business 
Economic Evolution Net
Jobs Economists (list of top recruiters)
Global Economics Careers
Career Overview
Information on Economics Major Career Possibilities

Professional Associations:

Academy of Economics and Finance
Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
American Economic Association (Job Openings for Economists)
American Law and Economics Association 
Association for Cultural Economics International
Association for Environmental and Resource Economists
Association for Social Economics
Association of Evolution Economics
Association of Heterodox Economics
Canadian Economics Association
Council for Economic Education
European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy
European Economic Association
History of Economics Society
International Atlantic Economic Society
International Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics
International Organization for Feminist Economics
National Association for Business Economics
National Association of Economic Educators
National Association of Forensic Economists
National Economic Association
Royal Economic Society
Society for Computational Economics
Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics
Society of Government Economists
Western Economic Association International
UCSC Economics Department


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