• 2015WaltonAward


    2015 Leadership Conference October 22 – 24, 2015
    “Making the Case for a Free Society”
    Come celebrate Dr. Terry Anderson as he receives the Gary M. Walton Excellence In Economics Education award, plus hear several other featured speakers such as Melanie Sturm and Jonah Goldberg.

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  • Pilot


    NEW ONLINE COURSE:  Economic Forces in American History Pilot – by Application Only
    October 12 – December 16
    EHOFT is the online version of Economic Forces in American History

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    STUDENT APPLICANTS – Space available at select sites. If you are a high school student looking to accelerate your understanding of economics and want to develop unique leadership skills that set you apart from your peers, you should apply to the Economics for Leaders summer program.

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    A tax deductible contribution to the FTE ensures that we can improve economic education in the classroom and beyond for many years to come.

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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.