Every year there is a three week conference known as the NBER Summer Institute which is a gathering of economists in Cambridge, MA. The NBER Corporate Finance Summer Institute consists of casual meetings that allow researchers working on different topics to collaborate and share ideas. There is a call for paper submissions each year and recently there have been over 2,400 economists that participate in the annual event.
Below is a break down of subject weightings in the program. As you can see there is a heavy focus on financial modeling, finance, Excel, business valuation, budgeting/forecasting, PowerPoint presentations, accounting and business strategy.
A well rounded financial analyst possesses all of the above skills!
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