Economists & Economic Policy Analysts (4162)

Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts conduct research, monitor data, analyze information and prepare reports and plans to resolve economic and business problems and develop models to analyze, explain and forecast economic behaviour and patterns. They advise on matters such as finance, fiscal and monetary policy, international trade, agricultural and natural resource commodities and labour and industrial markets. They are employed by government departments and agencies and throughout the private sector in associations, unions, research organizations, banks and investment firms. (National Occupational Classification)

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Information for Foreign Trained Accountants & Auditors from the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

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Date modified: January 26, 2018

 

University of Manitoba

- Academic Calendar

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- Faculty of Graduate Studies - Economics

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Links to Sites

- Working in Canada - for Winnipeg

- Alberta Learning Information Service -OCC info

- Occupational Outlook Handbook - Job outlook for the U.S.

- O*NET -detailed occupational information

- Canadian Association for Business Economics

- Canadian Economics Departments, Institutes & Research Centres - from the University of Conneticut Department of Economics

- Economics Resources - from The International Economics Network

- Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

- Information for Foreign-trained Economists and Economic Policy Researchers and Analysts- from CICIC

- A Day in the Life - An Economist - from the Princeton Review

- Environmental Economist career profile - ECO Canada

- NABE Career Center Profiles -from the National Association for Business Economics

- American Economic Association

- Economic Policy Institute - U.S.

- International Health Economics Association


- Urban Institute - an American non-partisan economic and social policy research institute

- National Association of Forensic Economics

- Economic Associations on the Web - from Smith College

- Major Resource Kit - from the University of Delaware

Updated: March 30, 2017