applied economics

Bryant University Introduces New Master of Science in Applied Economics

Forbes magazine recently listed a Master's in Economics as one of the "Master's Degrees with the Highest Salary Potential" with mid-career income between $115,000 - $121,000. Bryant University's new graduate Applied Economics program focuses on the practical application of critical economics analysis. Graduate students will learn sophisticated research and problem-solving skills, as well as how to interpret results, design policies, make economic recommendations, and consult in employment settings such as business, government, sports, arts and entertainment, health care, banking, and finance. Emphasis will be placed on developing data analysis expertise, an area of huge need in the current employment market. 

Director of New Applied Economics Program Unveils Economic Impact Study for Quonset

The study, conducted by Dr. Edinaldo Tebaldi of Bryant University, shows that Quonset supported more than 21,000 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs or 1 out of every 23 jobs in Rhode Island. Quonset also produced $2.85 billion in economic output, $1.26 billion in labor income, and $113.1 million in tax revenues in the Ocean State.