As an International Economist your work would relate to the study of economic interactions between various countries and the economic and political issues related to international trade and finance.
International economists study the effects of economic activity, consumer behavior, trade and investments across the globe. They evaluate systems such as markets, corporations, and unions that continually affect the international arena and study the flow of goods and services across different countries, as well as monetary flow. They apply their expertise to a wide variety of global issues, ranging from international policy to regional economies and more.
You may take any stream at +2 to be eligible for admission to an undergraduate course in Economics. However some institutions insist on Mathematics as a compulsory subject and preference may be given to candidates who have studied Economics at +2 level.
BA/ BSc and BA/ BSc (Hons) courses in Economics, of three years duration are available in various institutions and Universities.
You can take MA Economics which is a two years course which has International Economics as an elective subject. MSc International Business Economics & Finance and MA World Economy are some other programmes available. MSc International Economics programmes are available in various universities abroad.
For higher career options in this field it is advisable to take doctoral qualifications specialising in International Economics.
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International economists need to effectively communicate with different people to obtain data and information for analysing international economic trends. They may have to participate in interactive sessions or give lecturers to various audiences.
These are essential skills required in this field as these economists have to analyse international conditions and prepare reports and assumptions to provide solutions to complex economic issues.
International Economist need to critically evaluate global economic scenario and interpret relevant data and facts.
Skill in handling numeric data is necessary for understanding economic trends and providing clarity of argument and quantitative predictions.