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Department of Economics

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Career possibilities

Examples of employers for students with a degree from the Department of Economics

There is a broad and extensive labour market for economists both nationally and internationally. The demand for the competence of economists with a master degree is relatively constant over time or even growing. You will be qualified for advanced positions within the private and public sectors. Graduates find employment in government authorities and public institutions, in large companies, in the financial sector, in private research centres, in the health sector and in a large number of international institutions such as central banks, government departments, OECD, EU, The World Bank, development agencies, economics consultants, financial organisations, international corporations etc. 

Below is listed organisations, authorities, and companys, where previous students have found an employment after their studies at the Department of Economics (many students also continue with PhD studies in Lund, Sweden or elsewhere). The list contains both first and later employers.


Authorities, national agencies and similar
Agrifood
Arbetsförmedlingen (The Swedish Employment Agency)
Australian Government, Health & Social Policy
Business Sweden
European Investment Bank
Försäkringskassan (The Swedish Social Insurance Agency)
Government Offices of Sweden
Iceland Financial Supervisory Authority 
Icelandic Confederation of Labour
Institute of Economic Studies, University of Iceland
Invest in Skåne
Landstinget i Blekinge (Blekinge County Council)
National Board of Trade, Sweden
Nässjö kommun (Nässjö municipality
Oresundsinstituttet
Region Syddanmark
Skaraborg Hospital
Skatteverket (The Swedish Tax Office)
Skåne Regional Council
Skåne University Hospital 
Sociala investeringsfonden, Norrköping
Sweden's Central Bank
Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
Swedish National Debt Office
Swedish Transport Agency
Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate
The City of Stockholm
The Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency
The National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden
The Swedish Agency for Health and Care Services Analysis
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions
The Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
The Swedish Institute for Health Economics
The Swedish Migration Agency
The Swedish Ministry of Education and Research
The Swedish Ministry of Employment
The Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation
The Swedish Ministry of Finance
The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
The Swedish Pension Agency
The Swedish Transport Administration
Vellinge kommun (Vellinge municipality)
Vinnova - Sweden's Innovation Agency


Organisations
Clinton Health Access Initiative (program manager)
Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt näringsliv)
EU
Food and Agricultural Organisation of the UN
Girl's Globe
Insurance Europe
International Monetary Fund
International Food Policy Research Institute
Lantmännen
Malmö FF
OECD
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
Permanent Misson of Sweden to the UN
Swecare
United Nations Development Programme in Sweden
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden 
The World Bank


Consulting, research and similar
Accenture
Adastra Business Consulting 
Brac Institute of Governance and Development
Capgemeni Consulting
Centigo
CIRCLE 
Copenhagen Economics
Directure
EMUES
EY
Frontier Economics
Health Navigator
HUI Research
International Food Policy Research Institute
LEO Pharma AB
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
Metier, Norge
Oxford Research
Ratio
Sweco Eurofutures
Sweco Strategy
Söderberg och partners
TEDA Eco Center
The Danish National Centre for Social Research
UBS


Statistics and statistical software
Ekonomifakta.se
Ennova
Macrobond
Statistics Denmark
Statistics Iceland
Statistics Sweden
 

Financial institutions, banks, investments and similar
ABG Sundal Collier 
Actis 
American Express, Brighton
Bank Audi Syria
Bank of Åland Plc
Barclays Wealth
Blackrock
Bloomberg
BNP Paribas
China Investment Corporation 
Cicero fonder
Danske Bank
Deloitte
DNB
Erik Penser 
Euroclear
Goldman Sachs
Handelsbanken
Ikano Bank
Klarna
Moody's
NIBC Bank
Nordea 
Nordea Markets
Royal Bank of Scotland
SEB
Semantix Sweden
Standard & Poor's, Stockholm
Storebrand Baltic
Swedbank
Swedbank robur
TD Bank
Türkiye İş Bankası
UBS


Private firms (other than financial)
Assa Abloy
Atlas Copco
Boozt.com
Education First
Elektrolux
E.ON
Ernst & Young, Malmö
Goodyear-Dunlop 
Google, Stockholm
KPMG
Maersk Line Copenhagen
Microsoft EMEA, Ireland
Momondo Group
OneMed
Porsche Automotive Investment (China)
PwC
SAS
 Sigma
Veolia
WOW Air