One of the most attractive features of a degree in economics is the flexibility it offers. Economists are in demand by employers in almost every field - from health care to technology, from sports to politics, and almost everywhere in between. In 2013, economics majors were ranked in the top ten of the most in demand majors by employers, according to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
Economics majors have one of the lowest unemployment rates and one of the highest starting salaries of all college majors. In addition, Economics majors ran 15 on the 2013 Majors that Pay You Back scale - the highest of any business degree - with an average mid-year salary of $94,000.
The UW-L College of Business Administration (CBA) holds accreditation at both undergraduate and graduate levels from AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This is a hallmark of distinction as less than five percent of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation.
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Dr. Sanjukta Roy will present on Friday, Nov 15 at 3:30 in room 203. The title of the paper is "Risk Factors for Domestic violence: an empirical analysis for Indian States." More of Seminar: Sanjukta Roy »
The next seminar in the Economics Department Seminar Series will be this Friday, October 25th, at 3:30 in room 122. Dr. Laura Middlesworth (UW Eau Claire) will present "Now-casting Local Economic Indicators Using Mixed-Frequency Data." Please invite your students in upper level classes. More of Seminar: Professor Laura Middlesworth »
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