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Master of Arts in Economics Resources

Webinar: Consulting and Research Careers in Economics

In a recent webinar, online MA in Economics program director, Ralph Sonenshine, uncovers various career paths in consulting and research for the Economics field.

Masters in Economics: Worth It?

There are a lot of postgraduate degrees to choose from, so it makes sense that you would consider the value of each master’s degree separately before deciding which one to pursue.

Economist Career Paths and Different Roles in Economics

Economics is a wide-reaching practice and field of study that can lead to career opportunities in virtually every industry.

Guide to Career Opportunities in Economics

Economics majors are successful in a wide variety of careers, and professionally trained economists are sought out by a large number of private and public employers.

Economic Conferences in 2016-2017

Formal education and many years of experience are essential to becoming a recognized economist, but so is networking and learning about new and exciting trends in the discipline.

Must Read Books for Aspiring Economists

One of the best ways to discover your particular passion in the field of economics is to read a range of books. This list, while by no means an exhaustive study of the best economic texts, contains a mix of classic... Read Full Article

What it Takes to Think Like an Economist

Thinking like an economist can seem like a skill limited to solving problems of the marketplace, but this type of thinking can be applied in many areas outside the field of economics. Thinking like an economist can... Read Full Article

Types of Economists You Can Be

Economists work in virtually every sector of the economy, which means the economist career path is anything but typical.

How Does an Online Masters in Economics From American University Compare to Other Programs?

You may be in the process of comparing different online master’s in economics programs and what the return could look like for your future career. You may be asking yourself questions such as how do online master’s... Read Full Article

Master's Degree in Economics vs. MBA

For students who have the definite goal of becoming economists, the Master’s in Economics is the only postgraduate degree (besides a Ph.D.) that makes sense.

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