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"Economist"
Job Description - Part 4 - Abilities Needed

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Abilities Needed for: "Economist"

1) Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.


2) Written Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.


3) Mathematical Reasoning -- The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.


4) Number Facility -- The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.


5) Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.


6) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.


7) Fluency of Ideas -- The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).


8) Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).


9) Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.


10) Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).


11) Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.


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Job Description for "Economist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Economist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-E-C        SOC:  19-3011.00


 

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