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Economics is the only profession which makes the ultimate use of numbers. Mainly an economist is into research and anlaysis of data using mathematical tools like statistics, calculus, formulas etc.
Thus as an economist you can work in.the banks, financial analyst, financial advisor, statistician, risk analyst, business investor (advising business as to the risk and or benefits in an investment), business developer, government advisor or ambassador (IAS).
To work as an IAS you need to appear for civil service exams after your graduation.
You could also pursue a course in Actuarial sciences and work accordingly. They are the ones who predict investments.
Also please note for the above mentioned fields for better prospects best would be to pursue a masters degree.
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