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-career salary of $94,000.
The UWL 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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Seminar Speaker - Sheida TeimouriPlease join us for the final economics department seminar of the semester on Friday. Sheida Teimouri (UW-La Crosse) will present "Investment and Bank Credit Recovery after Banking Crises," on Friday, May 1 at 3:30 in room 203. More of »
Seminar Speaker - Mike McAvoyThe next Economics Department seminar will be Friday, April 24 at 3:30 in room 203 Wimberly. Mike McAvoy (SUNY-Oneonta) will present "Labor Exploitation and the Development of the Reserve Rule in Organized Baseball: The 1880s Reds." More of »
Seminar Speaker-Chris HanesThe next Economics Department seminar speaker will be here on Friday, April 17 at 3:30 in room 203 Wimberly Hall. Chris Hanes (Binghamton University) will present "Quantitative Easing in the 1930s." I hope you are able to join us. More of »
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