Econ counselling September 2013

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Economics and Finance
Program Counselling Information Session
February, 2012
Dr. Peter Ibbott
Dr. J.D. Han
Ms. Lydia Li
Economics
Honors
Specialization
Economics
Specialization
in Financial
Economics
Major
Economics
Finance
Economics
Minor
Finance
Finance and Economics Programs
BA Honours (Four Year)
• BA Honours Specialization - Economics
• BA Honours Double Major – Major in Finance and a
Major in Economics
• BA Honours Double Major – Major in Economics and
a Major in another Liberal Arts or Social Science
• BA Honours Double Major – Major in Finance and a
Major in another Liberal Arts or Social Science
BA Specialization (Four Year)
• BA - Specialization in Financial Economics
Finance and Economics Programs
BA (Three Year or Four Year)
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BA - Major in Economics
BA - Major in Finance
BA - Minor in Economics and a Minor Finance
BA - Minor in Economics and Minor in another
Liberal Arts or Social Science
• BA - Minor in Finance and Minor in another Liberal
Arts or Social Science
Finance and Economics Programs
• Information and Resources: For additional information on our
programs, program checklists, etc. see
http://www.kings.uwo.ca/academics/economics-business-math/information-and-resources/
2013-14 Noteworthy
 Excel Workshop (Sep-April)
 Math Tutorial Center (Sep-April)
 Economics Tutorial Center (Sep-April)
 Graduate School Info Session (October)
 Career Day (January or February)
http://www.kings.uwo.ca/academics/economics-business-math/information-and-resources/ebm-career-day/
• EBM Welcome/Farewell Lunch
(February, April)
http://www.kings.uwo.ca/academics/economics-business-math/information-and-resources/ebm-farewell-lunch/
Finance and Economics Programs
Why Study Economics?
• Economics is a gateway to interesting careers.
– Business, Law, Finance and Banking, Consulting, and Public
Service
• Our Graduates are very highly paid.
– Economics is the most lucrative undergraduate degree
after medicine.
• Our graduates are paid to get advanced degrees.
– Over 70% of our graduates in Honours Economics go to
graduate school in Economics
– Scholarship and other financial support usually is from
$12,000 to $30,000
Finance and Economics Programs
Our students have met with significant success, and can be found in:
• Government – Our graduates serve as economists with the Public Service
of Canada in the Ministry of Finance, the Bank of Canada, Treasury Board,
Industry Canada, and the Competition Bureau. Others serve with as Public
Servants in China, Greece, Britain and other countries.
• Consulting – Our graduates serve as economists with private consulting
firms, advising clients on executive compensation, financial planning, and
other areas.
• Law – Our graduates have gone to Law School, been called to the Bar and
are now practising Law in a number of different fields.
• Senior Management – Our graduates have worked as managers and then
attended Masters of Business Administration programs that have
prepared them for careers in Investment Banking, Accounting and Tax
Consulting and have moved on to positions as senior executives.
• Financial Services and Banking – Our graduates have proceeded into
careers in retail banking, insurance, the financial services industry. Several
have worked towards become Chartered Financial Analysts and manage
pension funds and mutual funds.
Starting Median
Salary
Mid-Career
Median
Salary
Accounting
$46,000.00
$77,100.00
Business Management
$43,000.00
$72,100.00
Economics
$50,100.00
$98,600.00
Finance
$47,900.00
$88,300.00
History
$39,200.00
$71,000.00
Industrial Engineering
$57,700.00
$94,700.00
Information Technology (IT)
$49,100.00
$74,800.00
International Relations
$40,900.00
$80,900.00
Management Information Systems (MIS)
$49,200.00
$82,300.00
Marketing
$40,800.00
$79,600.00
Math
$45,400.00
$92,400.00
Mechanical Engineering
$57,900.00
$93,600.00
Political Science
$40,800.00
$78,200.00
Psychology
$35,900.00
$60,400.00
Sociology
$36,500.00
$58,200.00
Undergraduate Major
Source: PayScale, Inc. reported starting salaries and earnings at mid-career
about 15 years after the BA for many college majors in 2007-2008. The earnings
are for those who hold only a baccalaureate degree.
Finance and Economics Programs
2011 Graduating Class
•USC, MA Economics
•NYU, MA Economics
•University of York (Britain)
MA Economics
•Guelph, MA Economics
•University of Toronto, MA
Economics
•McGill University, Law
School, (Scholarship)
•Guelph, MA Economics ($10,000 scholarship)
•NYU, Stern School of Business, Internship at
Morgan Chase
•DUFE, MA
•LSE, MSc Economics
•Working
•Simon Fraser, MA
Economics ($19,000 + TA)
•Working
•Victoria, MA Economics
•UBC, MA Economics
•Simon Fraser, MA
Economics ($10,000 + TA)
•YORK University, Schulich School of Business,
MSc Financial Economics
•Kings Registrar office,
currently working with an
NGO in Bangladesh
Finance and Economics Programs
2010 Graduating Class
• Guelph University, MA Economics
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Guelph University, MA Economics
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TD Bank Financial Group, Visa CSO
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University of Toronto, MA Economics
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Dalhousie University, MA Economics
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UBC, MA Economics
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McGill University, MA Economics
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University of Toronto, MA Economics
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Cornell University, MSc Financial Engineering
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University of Washington, MA Real Estate
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LSE, MSc Economic History
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Brock, MA Business Economics
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George Mason University, MA Economics
Finance and Economics Programs
2009 Graduating Class
• Entrepreneur in London
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Manager
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Marketing Manager with Red Bull Canada
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University of Waterloo, MA Economics
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University of Victoria, MA Economics
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UWO, MSc Financial Mathematics; Bank of Canada
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Simon Fraser, MA Economics
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Working
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Working in China
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University of Waterloo, MA Economics
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UBC, MA Economics; UBC PhD Economics
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UBC, MA Economics
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Uppsala University (Sweden): MA Economics
Finance and Economics Programs
Notable Recent Graduates
Dan Montenara
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BA (Honours Economics), King’s (2006)
MA (Economics), Queen’s (2007)
PhD (Economics), UWO
Professor Georgia State Business
School
Fan (Violet) Zhang
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BA (Honours Economics), King’s (2008)
MA (Economics), UBC (2009)
PhD (Economics), Victoria (3rd year)
Yawen (Emma) Liang
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BA (Honours Economics), King’s (2009)
MA (Economics), UBC (2009)
PhD (Economics), UBC (3rd year)
Haiyun (Kevin) Chen
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BA (Honours Economics), King’s (2008)
MA (Economics), McMaster (2008)
PhD (Economics), Simon Fraser (3rd yr)
Finance and Economics Programs
Notable Recent Graduates
Hongyang Wong
• BA, Honours Economics, King’s (2011)
• MSc. Finance, NYU Stern School of Business (2012)
• Internship with Morgan Chase in New York
Xuan Xuan
• BA, Honours Economics, King’s (2010)
• MSc. Financial Engineering, Cornell University (2011)
• Internship in Investment Banking in New York and Hong Kong
Chenshuang Zhuang
• BA, Honours Economics, King’s (2011)
• MSc. Finance, Schulich School of Business NYU (2012)
Philo Liu
• BA, Honours Economics, King’s (2009)
• MSc., Mathematical Finance
• Bank of Canada (2010-Present)
Finance and Economics Programs
Notable Recent Graduates
Dilraj Sandhu
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BA (Honours Economics), King’s (2006)
LLB, Calgary (2009)
Called to the Ontario Bar (2010)
MacMillan, Rooke Boeckle/Will Barristers LLP
Tyler Goettl
• BA (Honours Economics) King’s (2011)
• LLB, McGill (1st Year)
• Full Scholarship
SAM J. TYLER
Associate, International Corporate Tax
Education:
Sam received an Honours Bachelor of
Arts Degree in Economics in 1997
from the University of Western Ontario
(King’s College) graduating with
distinction. He then attended the
University of Western Ontario Law
School, where he was a co-winner of
the Stikeman, Elliot LLP/Carswell National
Tax Scholarship. He received his LL.B.
(Area of Concentration: Taxation) in 2000.
Sam was called to the Ontario Bar
in 2002. Sam has also completed the
CICA In-Depth Program
Publications and speeches:
Professional experience:
Sam has written in the area of taxation
Sam is an associate in Moskowitz &
and has published articles in various
Meredith LLP and practises out of the
publications, such as CCH’s International
Toronto office, primarily in the corporate Tax publication, Tax Notes International
and international tax areas.
and the Ontario Bar Association Taxation
Law Newsletter.
Finance and Economics Programs
Notable Recent Graduates
Parul Gandhi
• BA, Honours Economics, King’s (2006)
• MA, Economics, Queen’s (2007)
• Economist, Treasury Board
Brian Vera
• BA, Honours Economics, King’s (2006)
• MA, Business Economics, Laurier (2007)
• Financial Analyst, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
Finance and Economics Programs
Notable Recent Graduates
Thuc Nguyen
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BA, Honours Economics, King’s (2006)
Financial Analyst, Good Life Fitness
Project Coordinator, St. Joseph Health System
Brian Vera
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BA, Honours Economics, King’s (2006)
MA, Business Economics, Laurier (2007)
Financial Analyst, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
Christin McMahon
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BA, Honours Economics, King’s (2006)
Employment with Microsoft Canada (2006-07)
MA, Economics, Queen’s (2008)
Competition Bureau of Canada (2008-2012)
Finance and Economics Programs
Caitlin Walsh, MBA
• BA, Honours Economics,
King’s (2006)
• Employment (2006-2010)
– Strategic Relationship
Manager at Cathay Forest
Products
– Senior Consultant - Contract
basis at Camelot
• MBA, Cass Business School,
UK (2011)
Economics and Finance
Highlights of Past Events
• EBM Career Day (Jan 31, 2012)
• Graduate school Application Info Session (Dec 20, 2011)
• Student 2 Business (Jan 26, 2011)
Future Events
• Info Session on Graduate School
• Job Interview Skills
Economics Club
• Money Ball
• Bowling
Department of Economics, Business and Math
Department of Economics, Business and Math
Department of Economics, Business and Math
Department of Economics, Business and Math
Department of Economics, Business and Math
Economics and Finance
Inquiries on courses and programs in Finance and
Economics should be directed to:
• Dr. J.D. Han (Chair of EBM Department )
• Ms. Lydia Li (Academic Program Assistant, [email protected])
Economics and Finance
Questions?

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