You will learn to identify economic issues and problems, to form hypotheses and to gather and use data to test the hypotheses. You may get a chance to work as a research assistant with a faculty member and have collaborative work published in a professional journal.
Eren Shultz ’15 spent part of a summer working with farmers in Tanzania for a project funded by a grant from Hamilton College. He is a double major in economics and geosciences who picked Hamilton in part for its flexible open curriculum. Through coursework, he zeroed in on economics, sustainable agricultural development and water.More >>
Byssainthe-Loubens Theork ’06 is a senior manager at Fidelity Investments who is working on a long-term plan – returning to his native Haiti to foster development and launch a political career. Theork majored in economics and world politics at Hamilton College with Haiti in mind.More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in economics are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: