The use of ChatGPT in the study of economics: a SWOT analysis


  • Dorotea Pittner University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics and Business, Slovenia
  • Dejan Romih University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics and Business, Slovenia
  • Gregor Polančič University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Slovenia



artificial intelligence, ChatGPT, economics, learning, studying, SWOT


ChatGPT is changing the way people learn and study. In this paper, we identify, analyze, and discuss the advantages, disadvantages, opportunities, and threats of using ChatGPT in higher education institutions, specifically in studying economics. Based on interviews with university students from Slovenia, we found that ChatGPT can improve the learning experience. However, the results also show that the use of ChatGPT in economics has disadvantages and threats, which students and professors should be aware of.


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How to Cite

Pittner, D., Romih, D., & Polančič, G. (2023). The use of ChatGPT in the study of economics: a SWOT analysis. International Scientific Conference on Economy, Management and Information Technologies, 1(1), 157–165.