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EOFT-1 Economics Online for Teachers, Part 1
(optional grad. credits: 2)
TE-WD Teacher Economics – World Development
(optional grad. credits: 1.5)
Course Dates: September 8 – November 3
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Noted Economist to Speak at St. Louis EFL

Dr. Arthur Laffer, noted economist, scholar, and economic advisor to presidents, will be the keynote speaker on Wednesday evening, July 15th, at the Washington University Economics for Leaders program in St. Louis, MO. Teachers and students attending the week-long EFL program (July 12 -19), will join distinguished guests for dinner and a presentation by Dr. Laffer.
(Teacher spaces and stipends still available.)

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New Hot Topic – Gas Prices ?!?

Moaning about the rising price of oil and gasoline has become part of our daily routine. We expect rising gas prices because . . . . Well, because, in our experience, that’s what gas prices do. But then, they didn’t! The price of gasoline began falling last summer . . . and it kept falling and kept falling – until the national average price in January was $2.05/gallon. #HowCanThatBe? Use the economic way of thinking and Economic Reasoning Propositions 3&4 to figure it out.

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Deadline For Student Applications is Monday, March 2

Deadline for Student Applications to Economics for Leaders is March 2

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Hot Topic: Chocapocalypse?!

The potential for a “chocapocalypse” isn’t just advertising hype. Take a walk through the store and check out the price of chocolate. The boxes and bags – and even good old chocolate chips – are pretty pricey. (And, just sayin’, chocolate chip cookies without the chocolate chips . . . )

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