What is the purpose of the Department of Economics?
To bring up economists that have information on the basis analysis of economic facts, production of effective solution, rational decision making and correct estimation, and developing policy related to economic actions.
Why should I choose the Department of Economics?
Despite there are enough resources in the world, why are they starving? Why does income per capita between countries show wide discrepancies? Why cannot university graduate find a job? Why does IMF control Albania’s stability program? What is the difference between equity and efficiency? Why do firms go through the product diversification? What is core inflation? What is real exchange rate and real interest? If you look for answers to these and similar questions, you must choose the Department of Economics which is especially interested in scarcity. Economics find out answers to the question of how we can allocate limited resources between the unlimited needs of people.
Which basic courses are studied in the Department of Economics?
Together with basic courses, such as Introduction to Economics, Microeconomics, Developing Reading and Writing Skills, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Econometrics and Law, there are elective courses such as International Economics, Contemporary Issues in Economic Development etc.
If I study in Economics in which fields can I work?
Department of Economics set an excellent feedback for the students who want to have a career in Banking, Finance, Business Administration, Marketing, Politics, and employee-employer relations. In addition, students have enough knowledge to have a master degree in these fields.
When I am graduated, what kind of jobs can I apply?
There are many fields to work in public and private sector. Some of them are having different job positions in banks, in auditing sector, in accounting sector, and in marketing. Also they can work in public sectors such as Central Bank, Treasury, State Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Finance.
What are the properties that differentiate economists from other job families?
Problem solution capability, team work, knowledge of modeling, efficient resource management, and computer skills.