To me, a good course is not just something that would 'guarantee a secure job' and probably earn you lots of moolah along the way. Ask yourself: What do you want when you grow up? Lots of money? A corporate career? A slightly alternative career? Indulging in your interests? Therefore, to me, money ain't everything here. Research the fields that you find your interests in, ask people who have done it before, look through the course syllabus offered by different unis, then make your comparison between what courses to take.
A university education is not just about getting that piece of paper at the end of the 3 or 4 years - it's about how you grow as a person at the end of your university life. Choose something you'd enjoy, not just something that will 'secure' you lots of money in the future. This is what I've observed about a lot of people in ReCom.
Then again, one man's meat is another man's poison.
Economics is a good route in a sense that (at least this is my guess) it's a more academic field of study as compared to say business or finance. Admittedly, I don't know much about the field of economics but the following webbies might give you a clearer view: