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Economists study how society trades, buys, or sells. They collect data off of things like land, raw materials, and machinery. Once they collect data, they create strategic ideas on how to improve whatever they collected data on.
Good high school subjects for this job is social studies,world languages,computer classes, and language arts. Great skills for this job are math,analytical and writing skills. Bachelor's degree is required and most posititions require a graduates degree. You also need to get a PhD in economics. Internships are very helpful in this career. The average starting salary for this job is $48,483.