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What’s it like to be an Economist?
Economists perform economic research and analysis, and develop and apply
theories relating to the production and distribution of goods and services and
people’s spending behaviour. Economists advise and provide forecasts to
governments and businesses on matters such as taxation levels, wages and
prices, employment and unemployment, imports and exports, and interest and
exchange rates. They investigate international or national economic
situations, or particular features such as industries or regions.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Economist earn an average of $1790 per week. The [average
annual salary for this job is $93080 excluding super.]
- able to think logically and analytically
- able to discuss views clearly
- able to write concisely
- good at mathematics and statistical analysis.
This job also involves:
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
Sitting for long periods
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs are usually performed sitting
down at a desk, counter, workbench or other location for periods of at least
two hours at a stretch.
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Jobs in this group usually require completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree,
or extensive relevant experience. Some jobs also require post-graduate study,
such as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master Degree.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of ECONOMICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an economics-related subject is a pre-
requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of an Economist
Economists may perform the following tasks:
- help formulate government economic policies
- study the effects of government economic and monetary policies, expenditure, taxation and other budgetary controls on the economy and the community
- identify opportunities to improve efficiency and international competitiveness
- research, analyse and record the effects of government labour market programmes on economic and industrial growth
- investigate the types of goods and services that are produced and consumed in Australia and in other countries
- study industrial relations issues such as wage fixation and the effect of industrial disputes on productivity
- prepare forecasts, analyse trends and advise on economic issues
- provide management personnel with economic information and advice.
An econometrician uses economic theories, statistical methods and forecasting
techniques to develop models. They feed data on possible future economic
situations into models to see the likely results and wider implications of
particular actions and advise industry or government on possible costs
resulting from their policy decisions.
A transport economist studies the efficiency, financial organisation and
interaction of systems such as railways, air transport, shipping, trucks,
buses and cars. They examine the allocation of private and government
resources to transport systems and the implications of fuel production and
importation. They also study the effects of regulation, development and the
application of demand models, as well as analyse the implications of
investment proposals in the transport industry.
A resource economist analyses policy and issues related to natural resource
industries such as minerals, fisheries and forestry. This includes supply and
demand of resources and how their extraction affects the environment.
A taxation economist studies sources of government income, the methods of
expenditure and the effect of taxation and fiscal policy upon national income
and overall business activity.
A financial economist advises on investment and lending policies by studying
economic trends and policy. They study the effects of government legislation
and policy change on the financial system, and evaluate the economic and
financial aspects of investment projects by preparing financial models and
Labour Market Economist
A labour market economist studies the economic aspects of proposed government
policy and its possible effects on the labour market. They recommend
improvements in techniques for settling labour disputes and related problems
to government agencies, business organisations or industrial groups. They
study matters such as labour legislation, unemployment benefits, industrial
accident provisions, education, collective bargaining, trade unions and
industrial factors, and their impact on the labour market.
An environmental economist studies the environmental impact of projects and
advises industry and government on environmental and natural resource
management regulations. They also advise on the government’s responsibilities
in terms of international agreements and treaties about the environment.
Applied Industry Economist
An applied industry economist studies the economic aspects of industry
structure and performance, specialising in sectors such as agriculture or