Summary Industrial Relations Economist in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as an industrial relations economist. The following information is applicable to all Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts (NOC 4162).
Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts conduct research, monitor data, analyze information and prepare reports and plans to resolve economic and business problems and develop models to analyze, explain and forecast economic behaviour and patterns. They advise on matters such as finance, fiscal and monetary policy, international trade, agricultural and natural resource commodities and labour and industrial markets. They are employed by government departments and agencies and throughout the private sector in associations, unions, research organizations, banks and investment firms.
University education usually required
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in Canada
- Conduct research
- Develop models to analyze, explain and forecast economic behaviour and patterns
- Devise methods for collection and analysis of data
- Forecast production and consumption of products
- Forecast income and expenditure, interest rates and exchange rates
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