Why Economics?

Cal State LA economics graduates have secured employment in the private and public sectors, and specifically in higher education.

Employment in the Private Sector:

Cesar M. (BA, 2014): Analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Lockton Companies, an LA insurance brokerage firm.

Emil K. (BA, 2015): Data Analyst at Lockton Companies, an insurance brokerage firm.

George F. (BA, 2011): Business Analyst at the high fashion apparel company, BCBG Max Azria, LLC.

Jordan T. (BSBA, 2013): Account executive at Riot Creative Imaging, a media services firm in Los Angeles.

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

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

Victor G. (BA, 2015): Business Analyst for Southern California Gas Company.


Careers in the Public Sector:

Chad L. (BA, 2004; MA, 2006): Economist for the Internal Revenue Service.

Samantha G. (BA, 2006; MA from UCSB): 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 an assistant professor at Cal State Fullerton.

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

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