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MA in Economics in the News

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Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who was most recently the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under former President Barack Obama, has been named the 15th President of American University in Washington, DC.

Article defines the role of an economist, required skills and credentials of economists, how to become an economist, and typical compensation for the role.

Mayor Muriel Bowser was inaugurated in January 2015 and is the second woman to be elected mayor in Washington, D.C. She is an alumni of American University’s School of Public Affairs and recently took the time to speak with American University Magazine’s Mike Unger.

PhD student Britni Wilcher shared her insights on what influenced her decision to pursue an economics career in the American Economic Association (AEA) educational video titled, A career in Economics...it's much more than you think.

Instructor Elizabeth Eilender discusses what's different about teaching online courses.