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    Prof. Terry Anderson

    Property and Environment Research Center (PERC.org) & Hoover Institution, Stanford University

    2015 Gary Walton Award for Leadership in Economic Education

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“Econ Live!” Contest

Econ Live!

EFL 2014 Student Video Contest

$4500 Prize Money Available

Demonstrate the economic way of thinking by illustrating one or more of the 5 Economic Reasoning Propositions (ERPs) within the context of one of the 10 Economics for Leaders program topics.

Prize Categories:*

Gold Medal

Silver Medal

Bronze Medal




*up to 5 prizes in each category

Video Specifications:

  • Submitted videos must be entirely original student work.
  • 30 seconds –  3 minutes in length, and no larger than 100 MB
  • Submitted and viewable as unlisted YouTube postings.
  • Submission deadline:  December 8, 2014


  • Students who attended summer, 2014, Economics for Leaders programs.
  • Students of teachers who have attended Economics for Leaders programs.
    • (Teachers may submit up to 2 entries per class section of economics or courses with economics strands and/or standards.)

Click HERE for complete contest rules and entry procedures.