Different companies are in different circumstances, so consult your human resources manager for insight into your likely health care costs. What started as a niche concept just a few years ago has become a large-scale and viable way for people to invest directly in promising ideas, which creates a new pool of funding while allowing small investors to reap the financial rewards of contributing to successful ventures.
And, of course, the opposite is true: no matter how good an idea or how profitable a business, it's impossible to grow without steady and predictable sources of funding. A big take-away from my time at SBA is that there's no one-size-fits-all solution. Economics majors have a wide range of career options, including a choice between applied and theoretical economics.
But creative partnerships that leverage the benefits of each are proven to be enormously effective.
Unless you run an economics consulting firm, your expertise is in your company, not forecasting GDP. Forecasts are available for all countries, which is a boon for the company with varied foreign operations.