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Economics Majors


Economics majors are 250% more likely to become a CEO of an S&P 500 company than students who major in business, outperforming all other majors as a path to the corner office.
(Source: Flynn & Quinn, 2010)

Achievements of some Iona Economics Alumni

  • Susom Ghosh, 2010 valedictorian, is currently an analyst at RBC Capital Markets
  • Matt Baker, 2011 valedictorian, held positions at Morgan Stanley before joining an entrepreneurial start-up
  • Caroline Frawley ’85 holds a senior position at the Federal Reserve Bank
  • Michael Halloran ’89, holds a senior position at Ernst and Young

Student Success

The Economics program challenged me daily. I enjoyed working through complex real-world problems.

Jessalyn Marconi

Mathematics / Econ major