Economics is the study of how individuals and societies choose to use the resources that are available to them. Courses in economics examine topics such as inflation, unemployment, international trade, financial markets, inequality, development and government intervention in economic activity. Economic issues have an important impact on individuals, firms, industries, countries and the world as a whole.
By studying economics, you will:
- Develop an understanding of microeconomics, macroeconomics, developments in economic policy and their relevance, and interconnections between economics and other issues.
- Examine issues from many fields and apply economic tools to analyze real-world problems.
- Use technology to locate and process data, drawing conclusions from the analysis.
- Articulate and defend normative analyses.
- Sharpen your writing and speaking skills.
- Prepare for a career or graduate studies in a variety of fields, including business, law, medicine, government, non-profits and international relations.
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New Albany Capital Partners, LLC
Dave Worster is Portfolio Manager at New Albany Capital Partners, LLC in Columbus, Ohio. In this role he works with nonprofit organizations, government entities and individuals as part of a team overseeing approximately $250 million in investments. Since leaving the Marines as a Captain in 1991, Dave has worked throughout the financial services industry in the banking, insurance and investment sectors. Dave has also gained extensive experience working in the global transportation and logistics field.
He has a BBA with a major in Marketing from Ohio University, received an MBA from Xavier University and was an adjunct professor of finance at Franklin University. Additionally, he has obtained the Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant and Certified Financial Planner designations.