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Economics As Good As Businness

Bucky8624Bucky8624 Registered User Posts: 28 New Member
edited January 2005 in Columbia University
Ive heard economics can be preferred by various graduate businness schools. They rather see someone with economics rather than a finance degree. Any thoughts on this. Particularly focus on NYU Stern vs. Columbia.
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Replies to: Economics As Good As Businness

  • quakermanquakerman Registered User Posts: 231 Junior Member
    Either one is excellent (stern or columbia). On the MBA thing, That's not true-I'm sure Wharton or NYU Stern prefers a finance graduate from their school over a harvard english major...
  • celebrian25celebrian25 Registered User Posts: 15,373 Senior Member
    I agree. I think eco is easier to get a job straight away. And since job experience is important if one wants to go for their mba, it's quite a bit more common.
  • thethoughtprocessthethoughtprocess Registered User Posts: 4,167 Senior Member
    for finance graduate school, for like banking and stuff, someone said as much math as possible is good

    i guess quantitative economics sounds good for that.
  • quakermanquakerman Registered User Posts: 231 Junior Member
    Finance is all quantitative analysis so I think it would be better than econ or math.
  • JMIONE1JMIONE1 Registered User Posts: 194 Junior Member
    NYU stern is number 1 in Finance. But looking at just the two degrees, i think economics is better, after college. Thats why i am going to study economics
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