• 2015WaltonAward


    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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    NEW Hot Topic:

    Target:  Big Game Hunting

    We can learn a great deal about institutions and incentives from the recent death of Cecil the lion and the ongoing controversy over wildlife hunting and conservation policies in African nations.

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  • WinterOnline


    Winter 2016 Online Course Registration OPEN

    • Economics Online for Teachers -2 (EOFT2)
    • Teacher Economics – Federal Reserve (TE-FR)

    January 12 – March 15, 2016  (graduate credit available)   
    Reg. deadline:  Jan 7 or when course fills

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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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Environment & the Economy

During these four-day, residential programs, teachers learn how to use economic principles to analyze environmental issues. Participants learn how a rational, economic approach to the environment helps students understand the complexity of these issues. Lesson plans are demonstrated and discussed in order to build confidence in their effectiveness. Outstanding instructors lead intellectually stimulating sessions, and each program includes a field trip to an environmentally challenging site. Come find out how economic analysis can help clean up the environment.

If you have questions or comments about Environment & Economy, please contact Don Fell for more information.

  • Choose from numerous dates and sites
  • Thirty teachers accepted per program
  • 2.0 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit in Economics*
  • Nationally acclaimed instructors

*It is the sole responsibility of the individual teacher to make sure the credit arrangement you pursue meets the criteria set forth by your school, district, and state.