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Summary: The data below demonstrates that underrepresented minorities in the field of economics should be paid attention to. In comparison to the field of Political Science/Public Administration, Black students account for 4.9% of Bachelor's degrees in Economics where areas they account for 9.4% of Bachelor's degrees in Political Science/Public Administration. Hispanic students account for 5.8% of Economics degrees where areas they account for 9.9% of Political Science/Public Administration degrees.
Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES); Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System(IPEDS) Completions, 1995-2009 (Washington , D.C.: NCES, 2011). Created by data provided by WebCaspar.