Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Patience, dear major 

A new study from Forbes shows that while we in economics often below most engineering degrees for starting salaries for our graduates, economics ranks #2 (ahead of finance, btw) for salaries for those with 10+ years experience in the field. I think that Forbes study will come in handy for showing our majors a longer view of salary in the profession. Political science comes in #9. The study is from h/t: Mankiw