Skill Building & More
Many jobs and research projects in economics require some proficiency in programming. Below are two common languages in the profession and links to start learning them now.
Data Science Specialization (Coursera)
Intermediate R (DataCamp, FREE)
Introduction to R (DataCamp, FREE)
Macroeconomic Theory I (ECOG 202, Howard University)
Statistical Programming and Financial Literacy (ECON 181, Howard University)
Learning SAS (FREE)
Graduate School Preparation
Associations and Committees
Below are a few important economic associations and committees.
Association for Economic Research of Indigenous Peoples (AERIP)
Committee on the Status of LGBTQ+ Individuals in the Economics Profession
Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP)
Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Below are a few podcasts that often discuss current economic policies and related topics.