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EC Thesis

Examination of methods of analysis commonly used in economics and business. Emphasis on non-experimental and quasi-experimental designs necessitating the use of models. and large sample methods, case studies, surveys, regression and forecasting.

Wanted Skillset

Department of Labor’s job profiles identifying skills sought by employers for employees

 Basic Skills - Developed capacities that facilitate learning or the more rapid acquisition of knowledge

— Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
— Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
— Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
— Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
— Using mathematics to solve problems.
— Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
— Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
— Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
— Talking to others to convey information effectively.
— Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.