Here are some interesting recent articles about majoring in economics:
1. There is growth in the economics major (especially compared to other business fields)
2. Economics is the hot field, especially for those wanting careers in finance.
4. According to employers, economics students are the highest paid out of business schools.
*So if you like economics consider a major/minor/concentration. Don't simply choose a field based on making a lot of money. Be sure to like the area.
For those wanting more information about pursuing an undergraduate degree in economics here is a useful description of our program.
For those wanting more information about pursuing a graduate degree in economics here is some useful information about what to expect and how to prepare.