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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…

Job Announcement: Join the FTE Team

Manager, Student Admissions and Program Operations The Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE) is seeking a new Manager, Student Admissions and Program Operations to support its rapidly growing pre-college economics programs.  Over the past three years, FTE…

Site Spotlight – Cornell University

We are almost ready to announce our new 2020 sites! One place we will be returning is beautiful Ithaca, NY at Cornell University. Cornell is a private Ivy League university with a long tradition of building leaders and creating lasting impact on the state of…

Recent Alumni Spotlight – Rebecca Liu

New alumna, Rebecca Liu, attended an Economic History for Leaders this summer at UC Berkeley and is now representing FTE as an ambassador. Rebecca is in her senior year of high school and shared with us how she is applying her new skills in her economics class…

Site Spotlight – UCLA

We are still working to finalize our sites and dates for the 2020 summer but we know there is one place we will be back and that is the University of California, Los Angeles! UCLA is a university grounded in academic excellence and social change.  Since its…