We encourage you to review the resources in this section as you explore the wide variety of career paths available to those with interests in economics. Below, you’ll find sample employers and positions held by Friedman alumni who share these interests. Schedule an appointment with a career advisor to discuss options and strategies for moving forward toward your goals.

Sample Employers & Career Paths

American College of Lifestyle Medicine Director of Economic Research
FAO Economist
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN Economist
IFPRI Food Systems Economist & Sustainability Chair
Swiss Re Senior Development Economist
Union of Concerned Scientists Economist
World Bank Economist
Wyss Foundation Program Officer in Economic Security

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