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    What's the deal with engineers, chemists, computer scientists etc. getting first preference for finance related jobs on the job market?!!! :mad:

    I'm an economist (studying maths with economics), if I wanted to build bridges or make alcoholic beverages I would have chosen a different degree so why don't these natural sciences graduates stick to their fields and stay out of mine !

    They don't know the first thing about welfare economics (imo opinion the contemporary greed is good culture needs a good dose of it) !

    Don't give me this nonsense about how they are better at making complex mathematical models yada yada yada I do statistics, Real analysis and programming at university thank you very much and I can't get a look in over some guy (or girl) who cant tell his edgeworth diagram from his Inflation-Bias game (Supposedly).

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    "true, but doing a PhD in physics for the purpose of getting to IB is a really bad idea.

    the guys who are PhD maths/physics in the banks either lost interest in the subject, or can't stand the thought of the miserable academic pay, or weren't good enough to get an academic position"

    Dirac Delta Function (2007) thread: Best possible degree for investment banking
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    What's the deal with engineers, chemists, computer scientists etc. getting first preference for finance related jobs on the job market?!!! :mad:

    I'm an economist (studying maths with economics), if I wanted to build bridges or make alcoholic beverages I would have chosen a different degree so why don't these natural sciences graduates stick to their fields and stay out of mine !

    They don't know the first thing about welfare economics (imo opinion the contemporary greed is good culture needs a good dose of it) !

    Don't give me this nonsense about how they are better at making complex mathematical models yada yada yada I do statistics, Real analysis and programming at university thank you very much and I can't get a look in over some guy (or girl) who cant tell his edgeworth diagram from his Inflation-Bias game (Supposedly).

    and I quote

    "true, but doing a PhD in physics for the purpose of getting to IB is a really bad idea.

    the guys who are PhD maths/physics in the banks either lost interest in the subject, or can't stand the thought of the miserable academic pay, or weren't good enough to get an academic position"

    Dirac Delta Function (2007) thread: Best possible degree for investment banking
    Diversity, culture and differences in background make for a better brainstorm of ideas within banks. IBs look for the value that you can add. 10 people with 10 different degrees and experiences are much better than 10 economists thinking the same thing because the book they revised from told them to think like that.


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    What's the deal with engineers, chemists, computer scientists etc. getting first preference for finance related jobs on the job market?!!! :mad:

    I'm an economist (studying maths with economics), if I wanted to build bridges or make alcoholic beverages I would have chosen a different degree so why don't these natural sciences graduates stick to their fields and stay out of mine !

    They don't know the first thing about welfare economics (imo opinion the contemporary greed is good culture needs a good dose of it) !

    Don't give me this nonsense about how they are better at making complex mathematical models yada yada yada I do statistics, Real analysis and programming at university thank you very much and I can't get a look in over some guy (or girl) who cant tell his edgeworth diagram from his Inflation-Bias game (Supposedly).

    and I quote

    "true, but doing a PhD in physics for the purpose of getting to IB is a really bad idea.

    the guys who are PhD maths/physics in the banks either lost interest in the subject, or can't stand the thought of the miserable academic pay, or weren't good enough to get an academic position"

    Dirac Delta Function (2007) thread: Best possible degree for investment banking
    economics =/= finance

    Why don't you become an economist? Do a PHD in economics or something?
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