Why Economics?

CSULA economics students have gone on to careers in the private and public sectors, and specifically in higher education.

Careers in the Private Sector:

Casey W. (BA, 2009) is currently Director of Analytics at Hall & Partner’s, a brand and communications research agency.

Cesar M. (BA, 2014) is employed as a Financial Analyst for CoreLogic, a financial data analytics company headquartered in Irvine, CA.

George F. (BA, 2011) is currently employed as a Business Analyst at a high fashion apparel company, BCBG Max Azria, LLC.

Joanne L. (BA, 2006) earned a PhD in agricultural economics at UC Berkeley.  She is currently an economist at Mathematica, a public policy research organization.

Jordan T. (BSBA, 2013) is currently an account executive at Riot Creative Imaging, a media services firm in Los Angeles.

Lizzette A. (MA, 2013) is currently a Data and Financial Analyst for the American Film Institute.

Myasnik P. (MA, 2012) serves as Economist and Assistant Vice President at Bank of the West.

Sandor F. (BA, 2006; MA, 2009) is currently a Vice President at ITG, a market research firm that provides information for portfolio managers.


Careers in the Public Sector:

Chad L. (BA, 2004; MA, 2006) is employed as an economist for the Internal Revenue Service.

Samantha G. (BA, 2006) earned a Master’s at UC Santa Barbara.  She currently is an examiner at the California Department of Financial Institutions, which oversees the operations of state-licensed financial institutions.


Careers in Higher Education:

Gabriela B. (BA, 2003) earned a PhD in economics at UC Irvine.  She is currently an assistant professor at Cal State Fullerton.

Joanne S. (BA, 2008) earned a PhD in economics at UC Irvine.  She is starting as an assistant professor at SUNY Buffalo in Fall 2014.

Sanae T. (BA, 1994; MA, 1996) earned a PhD in economics from Claremont Graduate University.  She is an associate professor in the economics department at Rhode Island College.