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Careers in applied or financial economics

Professionals with a keen understanding of markets and the ability to use it to create a competitive advantage. Job opportunities here and abroad. Find out about careers in applied or financial economics.

Examples of positions

Positions and related duties vary according to the area of expertise and the university degree obtained.

Financial economics

  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Capital Market Analyst
  • Financial Market and Treasury Analyst
  • Analyst – Research and Financial Communication, Strategic Partnerships
  • Corporate Sales Analyst
  • Arbitrageur
  • Economic and Investment Strategy Advisor

Applied economics

  • Socio-Economic Research and Planning Officer
  • Competition Law Officer
  • Industrial or Market Analyst
  • Financial Analyst – Case: Social Economy and Sustainable Development
  • Economics Project Officer
  • Advisor in Business Development Centers (BDC), in Economic Development Centers (CLD) or within Community Futures Development Corporations (SADC)
  • Economist

Positions available with a bachelor’s (BBA) (in French only)


Complementary Specializations

These professionals sometimes have other expertise.

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Study programs

HEC Montréal offers a wide variety of programs in applied economics from the graduate to post-graduate levels: bachelor’s, certificates, short programs, specialized graduate diplomas, master’s and doctorates.

Continuing Education

HEC Montréal’s Executive Education offers numerous short training programs.


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