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What is Economics? Related Career Titles
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What is Economics?

"Economics is the art of trying to satisfy infinite needs with limited resources." Albert Campus

Economics is the study of how effectively society meets its human and material needs. It provides a logical, ordered way of looking a various problems. It draws upon history, philosophy, and mathematics to deal with subjects ranging from how an individual household or business can make sound decisions, to societal issues such as unemployment, inflation, and environmental decay.

Related Career Titles

Actuary Demographer Institutional Research Director
Auditor Economist Insurance Salesperson
Bank Officer Efficiency Expert Intelligence Agent
Bond Trader Entrepreneur International Trade Specialist
Business Forecaster Estate Planner Journalist
Business Manager Financial Economist Labor Economist
Chamber of Commerce Analyst Financial Officer Labor Relations Specialist
Commodities Trader Financial Planner/Analyst Lawyer
Commodity-Industry Analyst Financial Reporter Litigation Analyst
Compensation/Benefits Admin Government Administrator Management Consultant/Analyst
Consultant Healthcare Administrator Market Research Analyst
Consumer Affairs Director Hospitality Manager Politician
Consumer Goods Rep Industrial Economist Populations Studies Analyst
Cost Analyst Industrial Transportation Property Manager
Credit Analyst / Loan Officer Industrial/Institutional Buyer Public Administrator/Manager
Purser Securities Trader Underwriter
Real Estate Agent/Broker Statistician Urban/Regional Planner
Retail Sales Manager Teacher Wage and Salary Administrator
Securities Salesperson/Broker Technical Writer Treasury Management Specialist
Public Utilities Manager Transportation Specialist Information Scientist

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Related Major Skills

Reading comprehension Active Listening
Mathematics & science Critical thinking
Different learning strategies Ability to give advice on business
Research skills Investigative skills
Oral & Written communication Computer literacy
Active learning Ability to prepare & write reports

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Job & Internship Search Links

Handshake -- UNCW's Online Job & Career Portal

Job Search Resources

American Economics Association's job listings for Economists

College Grad .com


American Economic Association

Best Jobs USA

Career Planning Links

Candid Career Videos

Occupational Outlook Handbook

O*NET OnLine

NC Tower

Economics professional journals, articles, magazines and other resources

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Professional Association Links

Prudential Financial

American Economic Association

American Agricultural Economic Association

The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association

Southern Agricultural Economics Association

Economic History Association

South Carolina Economic Developer's Association

National Association of Economic Educators

Association for Evolutionary Economics

National Association for County Community and Economic Development

National Association for Business Economics

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

National Congress for Community Economic Development

North Carolina Bankers Association

North Carolina Association of Mortgage Professionals

Asian American Economic Development Enterprises

Miscellaneous Resources

Find actuary, financial engineering, data mining, quant, risk mgmt, economics and other employment through D.W. Simpson.

updated lists of economics articles in major on-line magazines

The Forbes Group

Law and Economic Resources

International Economic Development Council

Research Triangle Regional Partnership

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