What field can I work in after studying Economics and Finance?
I am a penultimate year student and am finding graduation job. It seems that everyone is only aiming for the banking industry or maybe some investment firms. Is there any other obtions?
But also depends on your interest, your economics and finance background is applicable to quite a large range of functions, but it also depends on your preferences; type of work environments preferred.
You certainly don't have to be limited to banking/investment if that's not where you're interested in working after graduating. I studied Economics for undergrad and ended up doing Operations (Marketing) for a technology firm and have loved it! After a few years, I went back to do my MBA for more general business knowledge (finance, accounting, marketing, etc).
I think that having an Economics/Finance degree is more valuable than a Business degree because it's considered more analytical and can open up a lot of opportunities for more "analyst" or "planning" type of roles, if that's something that you think could be interesting for you.
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