In the world of an Economist you will need to have a keen interest in Economy and business matters and be able to do research and provide information that can help and advise people on new polices or business economy matters.
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Cover Letter for Economist
Application for the position of Economist
I have recently seen your advert for an Economist advertised in (where and when). Please find enclosed my latest CV detailing my experiences and skills.
I completed a degree in Economics from the University of (where) (when) with a grade of (what?). (Can you provide some insight here into your degree, why did you choose that degree, what did you enjoy the most?).
In my previous roles I have had experience in researching and analysing specific information and presenting my findings to a panel. I have on a smaller scale had experience in examining evidence and company policies and assessing their effectiveness and making changes as necessary.
I have always had an analytical mind and a good education background in Mathematics. I feel that I am an excellent communicator and have been able to present information to people with no prior knowledge of the subject and they have understood my presentation in detail.
I have always had a passion for Economics and make sure that I research and read every material I possibly can to ensure that I am always up to date with the latest information.
I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this role in more detail with you and can attend an interview at your convenience should you feel that I would fit into your company profile. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my application, I look forward to hearing from you in due course.