Master of Arts in Economics Resources

Webinar: Economic Careers in Government Institutions

In this online MA in Economics Webinar, Program Director Dr. Ralph Sonenshine discussed the career opportunities within government institutions, along with how the program prepares students for...

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Webinar: Consulting and Research Careers in Economics

During a previous webinar, online MA in Economics program director, Ralph Sonenshine, uncovered various career paths in consulting and research for the economics field.

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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. That's because economists are...

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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. One of the best...

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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,...

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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...

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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. Because there are so many career opportunities for economists in today’s...

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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...

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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. However, the choice to pursue a Master...

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What Can You Do With a Master's Degree in Economics?

A Master's in Economics can be the gateway to hundreds of job opportunities in dozens of fields. Graduating with a master's can also help job candidates stand out from the crowd when looking for...

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