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Best Global Universities for Economics Degree by QS

Review best universities & colleges for Economics degree ranked by QS

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is conducted every year by QS, many ranking indicators such as Global research reputation, Regional research reputation, subject publications, subject books, International collaboration & total citations data is computed for subject ranking.

Economics

Economics subject is sub-category of Social science involved in the studies of production, distribution, consumption, demand and supply of goods and services. Economic studies are useful in the area of public policies and finance. A degree in economics deals with studying trends, growth, economic impact of policies, labor market, industry trends etc. Economists work on gathering the information, organizing it and interpreting it using the mathematical and statistical formulas. Their work predicts the impact of economic decisions on investments, policy matter, industrial trends, even climate change and lot more. 

Various Major under Economics

There are two major sub-sect of economics, Micro Economics, which studies the behaviors, interaction and impact of individual agents like household, companies, buyers and sellers whereas the Macro Economics studies the trends, impacts at a larger scale and geography looking at issues like inflation, deflation,  unemployment, labor market impacts, economic growth, monetary and fiscal policy impacts etc. 

Further expertise can be obtained in the areas of Labor Economics, Industrial Economics, Urban Economics, Financial Economics, International Economics, Business Economics and much more. 

Career Opportunities for Economic Graduates

Multiple opportunities exist for Economic Graduates in public sector, public finance and private sector. Some of the careers you can choose after completion of economic degrees are 1) Business Analyst 2) Economist 3) Actuary 4) Market Analyst 5) Tax Manager 6) Economic Consultant 7) Credit Analyst 8) Financial Analyst 9) Statistician 10) Financial Advisor 11) Budgeting Head 12) Data Scientists and many more.

Below is a list of top Economics Universities sorted by QS

Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

1
QS
1
US News
2
Shanghai
10
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

2
QS
2
US News
3
Shanghai
1
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

3
QS
4
US News
7
Shanghai
2
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
University of California Berkeley

University of California Berkeley

United States of America

4
QS
3
US News
4
Shanghai
5
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States of America

5
QS
16
US News
5
Shanghai
-
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
5
QS
7
US News
9
Shanghai
6
Times Higher Education
26
Guardian
University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States of America

7
QS
6
US News
1
Shanghai
8
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

8
QS
12
US News
10
Shanghai
11
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

9
QS
14
US News
15
Shanghai
3
Times Higher Education
3
Guardian
10
QS
17
US News
14
Shanghai
4
Times Higher Education
2
Guardian
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

11
QS
8
US News
6
Shanghai
15
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
New York University

New York University

United States of America

12
QS
9
US News
8
Shanghai
17
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States of America

13
QS
13
US News
11
Shanghai
12
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

14
QS
5
US News
12
Shanghai
9
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

15
QS
40
US News
13
Shanghai
18
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
16
QS
18
US News
27
Shanghai
-
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
17
QS
44
US News
18
Shanghai
21
Times Higher Education
35
Guardian
18
QS
15
US News
26
Shanghai
14
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

19
QS
10
US News
17
Shanghai
16
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

20
QS
18
US News
16
Shanghai
7
Times Higher Education
-
Guardian
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