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• You're interested in real world issues: pandemics, the environment, poverty
• You want to understand more about current events and government policies
• You question the decisions people make in their everyday lives
Economists are employed as analysts and forecasters by investment banks in the City of London; many are employed by the Bank of England. Others work in consultancy firms giving advice to leading firms and industries, to the Government, to political parties, to pressure groups such as Friends of the Earth. Economics can be a bridge between science and the arts. With its focus on understanding current affairs, studying it is not only fascinating but can really keep your options open.
The alumnae below studied Economics at Wimbledon High – read where it took them in their profiles below: