- Why Go into Economics?
Why Should You Go into Economics?
An economist studies the distribution and production of services, goods, and resources through the interpretation and analysis of data related to economics. In pursuit of this education, students begin to understand and perceive effects with unintended consequences. This ability increases decision making skills and enhances job permanence. Skill sets that are inherent in economics degrees are highly sought after by employers, such as; gathering data and utilizing various data analysis techniques, technical writing ability, critical thinking, analytical communication of data, and recognizing behavior in relation to work, production, exchange, distribution and consumption.
All career information and statistics listed below are based off of the State of Oregon. For more information go to our Career Coach page.
Median Earnings: Annual Openings:Median Earnings: Annual Openings:Median Earnings: Annual Openings:Median Earnings: Annual Openings:
Economics Program Information
Fill out the form below to receive more information about the Economics program. You will also be notified when something of note is happening around the Economics program.