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Staff Spotlight – Dee Goines

Part of what makes FTE programs so great is the staff! Every year our professors, mentor teachers, student administrators, and program coordinators spend a week with students from around the country teaching them about economics and leadership. This week we…

FTE Student Programs – Summer 2021 Information Session

Join us for a live webinar on Thursday, February 18 to learn all about FTE Student Programs for summer 2021. Student Admissions and Program Operations Manager, Becky Wilson, will talk about the different programs offered this summer, how to apply and what to…

Alumni Spotlight: Christina Chen

Meet Christina Chen. She is an alumni of Economics for Leaders 2020 UC Berkeley virtual program. She recently participated in the World Economics Cup as part of Team USA and brought home 2nd place overall! Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? My name…

Welcome: 2020-21 FTE Student Ambassadors

This year, FTE is welcoming thirty-seven student ambassadors who are committed to sharing the economic way of thinking. FTE Ambassadors are student leaders who loved the Economics for Leaders program and are compelled to inspire their peers to participate in…

Webinar: The Economic Implications of COVID-19: An Update

On Wednesday, June 10 at 6:00 PM ET/ 3:00 PM PT, Professor Scott Baier, Chair of the Economics Department at Clemson University will present an update on the rapidly changing economic conditions in the United States caused by COVID-19. During the 60-minute…

Webinar: This Is Your Brain On Numbers: Data, Statistics and COVID-19

On Wednesday, May 27 at 3:00 PM PT/ 6:00 PM ET, FTE will present a webinar titled This Is Your Brain On Numbers: Data, Statistics and COVID-19. Executive Director Ted Tucker, will be joined by economist Dr. Russell Roberts, host of EconTalk, co-creator of the…

Webinar: Economic Freedom and Pandemics in American History

On Wednesday, May 13 at 3:00 PM PT/ 6:00 PM ET, FTE will present a webinar on Economic Freedom and Pandemics in American History. Executive Director, Ted Tucker, will be joined by economic historian Price V. Fishback, the Thomas R. Brown Professor of Economics…

Webinar: COVID-19 Economic Implications and Policy Response

On Wednesday, April 29 at 3:00 PM PT/ 6:00 PM ET, FTE will present a webinar on COVID-19 Economic Implications and Policy Response. Executive Director, Ted Tucker, will introduce Scott L. Baier, Chair of the Clemson Department of Economics, who will make a…

The Pox of Liberty – A Book Review By Dr. Price Fishback

FTE professor and University of Arizona economic historian, Price Fishback, writes that the current crisis has brought into focus the tradeoffs between quarantines and economic freedom. For an excellent book about the history of these tradeoffs in the United…

Recent Alumni Spotlight – Sophia Sweeney

Sophia Sweeney is a 2019 alumna attending Economic History for Leaders at the University of California, Berkeley. History is one of Sophia’s favorite things and she especially loves travelling to immerse herself in a culture and learn of its history. Last…