Wednesday, January 18, 2012

We are the 1%

From this New York Times blog post, if you are choosing among undergraduate majors and want to be in the top 1% of the income distribution, taking economics would be a good idea. Only the pre-med students did better in this respect.


  1. And if you're econometrically-minded enough to be aware of opportunity costs, you should definitely not go the pre-med route.

    Though you may need to contact a psych undergrad to truly quantify the cost of sanity.

  2. Replies
    1. Nice one Romain.

      Causality? Exploring an idea beyond any superficial level? Who has the time?