Why You Should Major in Econ: Short and Sweet Version
By Bryan Caplan
Jeff Miron has a whole op-ed on the wonders of the undergraduate econ major. But I think I can put the case for the econ major more succinctly. Here goes: Econ is the highest-paid of all the easy majors.
My students often howl in protest when I say this, but come on: Econ does not put the crimp on your social life that CS or Engineering do. It’s not even close.
P.S. Here’s my argument for why Econ grad school is a great deal too.