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College enrollment for recent high school graduates has dropped, and some people are challenging the notion that college is the best route for the majority of students. This article examines whether college is still a good investment.
The 2023 Women in Economics Symposium focused on building mentor relationships and learning from others throughout one’s entire career journey.
In this article, we move beyond just pay and introduce several tangible and intangible benefits to consider when selecting a job.
With record-level credit card debt in the headlines, this December 2023 issue of Focus on Finance addresses credit card history, statistics, and usage, as well as reasons for the increase in credit card debt.
Bonds. Just bonds. This November 2023 issue of Page One Economics helps learners navigate the world of purchasing, holding, and selling bonds.
Loretta Mester, president and chief executive officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, shared her story, proposed strategies for boosting diversity in economics, and encouraged women to keep pursuing economics.
Barbara Flowers, economic education coordinator at the St. Louis Fed, gave closing comments and invited participants to share why they study economics.
The event included a review of the research and data on women in economics, panels featuring women from various career fields who majored in economics, time to network and discuss career options, and unique perspectives from leaders in the field.
Panelists discussed a variety of issues related to women in economics. Gail Heyne Hafer, professor of economics at St. Louis Community College-Meramec, moderated.
Panelists from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis discussed “Career Opportunities in the Federal Reserve System.”