The Mission

The mission of the FTE is to introduce young individuals, selected for their leadership potential, to an economic way of thinking about national and international issues, and to promote excellence in economic education by helping teachers of economics become more effective educators.

Working for You

The Foundation offers workshops for high school educators and students. This site includes workshop dates, locations, and registration information, as well as resources, activities, and lesson plans for teaching economics.
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Hot Topic: Foreign Aid – The Humanitarian Dilemma

“Foreign Aid:  The Humanitarian Dilemma,” uses the Millennium Villages Project and the 2013 publications of Professor Christopher Coyne and journalist Nina Munk to encourage students to consider outcomes along with intentions,. The lesson uses Economic Reasoning Propositions to explain the irony that expressing our compassion through foreign aid may actually harm the people we intend to help.