As of this semester, the 10 most popular majors at Boston College are economics, finance, biology, political science, communication, psychology, nursing, applied psychology and human development, computer science, and English
One of the primary goals of this shift, however, is to benefit international students.
The economics major was reclassified as a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program from a social science this summer. The major was discontinued and replaced by Econometrics and Quantitative Economics (EQE) which will serve as its new name.
“You have to be careful in bringing in new faculty, because once you commit to them, they could be here 30, 40 years,” said Vice Provost of Faculties Billy Soo.
Steve Eisman doesn’t think it was unethical to make millions of dollars off the financial crisis. The numbers were there—he just knew what they meant.
“Capitalism is a system that is absolutely susceptible to grave injustice,” Sachs said.
Mathis Wagner, a Boston College economics professor, lives in D.C., travels to Boston twice a week, and works as a consultant at the World Bank.
BC Professor releases with new publication.