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Top 25 Economist Interview Questions
List of Economist Interview Questions
  1. How do you handle stressful situations?
  2. What have you done to help your subordinates to be more productive?
  3. How long would you expect to work for us if hired?
  4. Why did you choose a career as an Economist?
  5. How do you keep your manager informed on your progress?
  6. What other profession would you be doing, if you weren't an Economist?
  7. As an Economist, are you most interested in the area of Law, Finance, or Politics?
  8. If the Government borrows a lot of money, what will this do to interest rates?
  9. What makes you a stand-out candidate?
  10. What would be the effect of tightening monetary policy on the value of bonds in the bond market?
  11. What do you like most about being an economist?
  12. If awarded this position, what is the first thing you will do to make an impact in your new role?
  13. Are you a reliable individual with great attendance and punctuality?
  14. Tell me about a recent research project you conducted. Were the results what you expected?
  15. What is the most exciting part of this career path?
  16. Tell me about a time when you had to give someone difficult feedback. How did you handle it?
  17. In a pure capitalist environment, would the end result be a monopoly?
  18. What was the most difficult course for you during your time in University?
  19. Tell me about your ideal company culture.
  20. Are you comfortable with public speaking and creating presentations?
  21. Have you performed any studies on the socioeconomic impacts of new public policies?
  22. Would you say you are more analytical or creative in your thinking?
  23. Have you considered upgrading your education to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)?
  24. Would you consider yourself tech savvy? What programs are you strongest in?
  25. What is Monetarism?
  26. When Economists talk about 'The Invisible Hand' what are they referring to?
  27. Explain Keynesian Economics.
  28. Tell me about your experience as a mentor. How would you handle inspiring an employee who wasn't doing well at our organization?
  29. Tell me about the most difficult work-related decision you have made in the last 6 months, and how you handled it.
  30. When given an important assignment, how do you approach it?
  31. Tell me about your education/training.
  32. What do you do to stay "in-the-know" on economic related news and topics?
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Economist Information
June 29th, 2015

An economist is a professional in the social science discipline of economics. The individual may also study, develop, and apply theories and concepts from economics and write about economic policy. Within this field there are many sub-fields, ranging from the broad philosophical theories to the focused study of minutiae within specific markets, macroeconomic analysis, microeconomic analysis or financial statement analysis, involving analytical methods and tools such as econometrics, statistics, economics computational models, financial economics, mathematical finance and mathematical economics.
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