>>702515588 They also work in ridiculously shit conditions and work long hours. Done it for awhile and let me tell you waking up to go to work at 6 only to get back home at 19-20h is not a life you want if you have kids. All you do when you get home is sleep.
>>702513979 Statistics. Economics is mostly theory while stats is mostly math. If you go to a good school then economics will have more modelling and math, but most of 4chan goes to shit tier colleges. You want a more quantitative program than qualitative social science bullshit.
>>702517325 If you're in the states you're pretty fucked if you don't go to an ivy league for job prospectives. If you don't get into an ivy league then do a professional/practical degree instead of a theory/academic degree it will get you directly into a job while academic degree from a shit tier university will get you into a shitty retail job because the market is over saturated.
>>702518071 Started a double major, switched to honours degree with minor. most people don't realize how difficult it gets and how you don't have choices in your classes. It becomes overwhelming and fast since you HAVE to take a specific sequence of classes to graduate in time
>>702519018 The double major was economics and political science. Economics was too stressful and math related so I dropped to honours political science and minor economics. The masters in public and international affairs in uOttawa lends you directly in the foreign affairs department, that masters is good to do if you have knowledge of economics which is why a lot of them have done both before the masters. Professional degree > academic degrees
>>702520914 Econ is a little different. Finance and commerce and management all are very precise fields in which you can end up while economics is very: A) broad so you can work anything from small businesses, banks, government, non governmental agencies etc B) not a lot of people end up graduating because of how difficult and how theoretical it is (some people find it too boring to complete their major and transfer) C) if you go in law afterwards you make bank as you can work for business law etc. (Granted finance and all of those can too, it's an advantage tho)
>>702513979 What about Actuary? Somewhat of a sub-category in applied to either field. I can tell you from behavioral science perspective, stats is really only a Ph.D. level category. From what I know about econ, any quality job in that field is also Ph.D. caliber. For undergrad I would think econ is broader and likely to open more doors. Good luck /b/ro
>>702515588 Pretty much this. My bro got his degree and is a professional engineer. He makes around $80k/year gross but works about 12 hours a day on weekdays and is on-call on weekends. He also has to travel fucking everywhere; he's told me that he's only at home about 48 hours a week.
Go military, work that G.I. bill, pick a MOS that's worth something and become a military-grade applicant after serving your time. That is, granted you don't have the capital or sense to start your own business.
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