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Hey, am louis studying archaeology in nigeria, i would like to know how feasible for me it would be to pursue an msc in economics,and i offered economics as a subject in high school

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There is a bit of overlap between archaeology and economics when you start looking at the history of trade, the origins of money, the development of specialization of labor during the bronze age, and other such topics.  A very good book on this is called Guns, Germs, and Steel (http://www.amazon.com/Guns-Germs-Steel-Fates-Societies/dp/0393317552).

That being said, if you haven't taken any economics courses except in high school, going directly into a masters program will be very difficult.  If you are good at math, learn fast, and work hard, though, it's not impossible.

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Economic Consulting: American Red Cross; US Strategic Command -- Economics Lecturing: Bellevue University (Bellevue, NE) Huijia College (Beijing), OPII Schools (Omaha), Madonna University (Livonia), Schoolcraft College (Livonia), ZomBCon (Seattle), Zombiefest (Lincoln) -- Media Appearances: Dead Man Working (2012 Movie documentary), The Heartland News (Omaha local news outlet)

Organizations
American Economics Association, Business Networks International, Midwest Writer's Guild, Zombie Research Society

Publications
Economics and Modern Warfare: The Invisible Fist of the Market (Palgrave Macmillan) -- 101 Things Everyone Should Know about Global Economics (Adams Media) -- Corporate Finance for Dummies (Wiley) -- Psychology and Modern Warfare (Palgrave Macmillan) -- Analytics and Modern Warfare (Palgrave Macmillan)

Education/Credentials
PhD (Financial Economics; honors) -- MBA (International Business Finance; honors) -- Grad School Certificate (International Business Management; honors) -- BS (International Business Economics; honors) -- AA (Business Administration; honors) -- Certificate (Chinese Language and Culture) -- Trade School (Transportation Logistics; honors)

Awards and Honors
Philanthropy awards and nominations for the OPII Schools economic experiment

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