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Economist

32 Interview Questions & Answers

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How do you handle stressful situations?
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What have you done to help your subordinates to be more productive?
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How long would you expect to work for us if hired?
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Why did you choose a career as an Economist?
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How do you keep your manager informed on your progress?
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What other profession would you be doing, if you weren't an Economist?
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As an Economist, are you most interested in the area of Law, Finance, or Politics?
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If the Government borrows a lot of money, what will this do to interest rates?
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What do you like most about being an economist?
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What makes you a stand-out candidate?
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What would be the effect of tightening monetary policy on the value of bonds in the bond market?
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If awarded this position, what is the first thing you will do to make an impact in your new role?
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Are you a reliable individual with great attendance and punctuality?
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In a pure capitalist environment, would the end result be a monopoly?
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What was the most difficult course for you during your time in University?
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What is the most exciting part of this career path?
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Tell me about a time when you had to give someone difficult feedback. How did you handle it?
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Tell me about a recent research project you conducted. Were the results what you expected?
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Tell me about your ideal company culture.
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Are you comfortable with public speaking and creating presentations?
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Have you performed any studies on the socioeconomic impacts of new public policies?
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Would you say you are more analytical or creative in your thinking?
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Have you considered upgrading your education to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)?
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Would you consider yourself tech savvy? What programs are you strongest in?
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What do you do to stay "in-the-know" on economic related news and topics?
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What is Monetarism?
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When Economists talk about 'The Invisible Hand' what are they referring to?
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Explain Keynesian Economics.
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Tell me about your experience as a mentor. How would you handle inspiring an employee who wasn't doing well at our organization?
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Tell me about the most difficult work-related decision you have made in the last 6 months, and how you handled it.
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When given an important assignment, how do you approach it?
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Tell me about your education/training.
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