Should I Become An Economic Analyst (One Minute Quiz)

Alyssa Omandac

Career Quiz and Most Suitable Personality

Economic Analysts

Economic Analysts The primary responsibility of the Economic Analyst is to compile economic data, analyze it, and produce reports that outline the potential economic consequences or benefits of following a particular course of action. They help companies, governmental agencies, and other organizations develop a sound economic strategy.

Master's degree
Interest Match

Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.Confucius

Table of contents
  1. Career Quiz
  2. Suitable Personality Type
  3. Pros and Cons

Career Quiz

In this career quiz, there are 8-10 questions that will give you a pretty good perspective on whether this career is right for you.

There are 3 answers to each question: Dislike, Maybe, and Like.

Answer “Like / Yes” if you tell yourself “Yes! I would love do this” or “Yeah, I’m that type of person”.
Answer “Okay / Maybe” if you tell yourself “Umm…I think I will be okay with that”.
Answer “Dislike / No” if you tell yourself “Ugh…Sounds boring” or “No way!”.

Ready? Let’s start!

Question Yes Maybe No
Do you enjoy working with numbers?
Do you have great analytical skills?
Are you good at making predictions based on statistics?
Do you enjoy communicating with others?
Do you work well under pressure?
Are you good at taking responsibility for your work?
Do you enjoy analyzing cost and benefit scenarios?
Do you have good risk management skills?

Your Results


Now count how many points you have.

Dislike = 0 point
Okay = 1 point
Like = 2 points

After you’re done counting your points. Click below to view your results.

Suitable Personality Type

The Thinker

People with this personality likes to work with ideas that require an extensive amount of thinking. They prefer work that requires them to solve problems mentally. You can read more about these career personality types here.

An Economic Analyst needs to have strong analytical and math skills. You must enjoy working with numbers, statistics, and data. You need to have strong communication and writing skills and enjoy communicating with others. You need to listen to the goals and objectives of your company so that you can prepare the reports they need.

Pros and Cons


You can choose the industry that interests you

If you decide to be an Economic Analyst, you can choose the field where you practice. This way, it can tie into your interests. You can choose politics, education, health care, business, and more.

You serve a critical role in your company

Your company will rely on you to provide accurate insight and forecasts, which allows you to play a critical role in shaping the company going forward.

You have access to senior executives

As the Economic Analyst, you will prepare reports based on your research and findings for the top executives in the company.

You can make a good living

If you are interested in advancing and making a good living, there is a lot of opportunity. You can work for large corporations or governments in this field. Some companies offer bonuses and other incentives to boost your salary.


You are under pressure to be accurate

The entire company is relying on your reports to meet certain goals. If you make mistakes, it can be very costly.

You need graduate degrees and experience

If you want to choose your industry, it is important to get an MBA or other graduate degree and gain experience to prove yourself.

Don’t know which career to pursue?

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