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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…

Economic Reasoning Propositions

We often get the question, “what will we learn at Economics for Leaders?” At Economics for Leaders, we teach Economics in the context of 5 Economic Reasoning Propositions, or “ERPs.” Morning discussions, activities, and interactive sessions introduce…

Recent Alumni Spotlight – Grace Romig

Grace attended Economics for Leaders in Providence, Rhode Island staying on the beautiful Ivy League campus of Brown University. Grace is a member of her school’s Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA) and was recommended to the Economics for Leaders…

Summer 2019, Wrap-Up

Summer of 2019 was a great success as we hosted both our Economics for Leaders and Economic History for Leaders programs. 18 programs in total, serving both high school students and teachers – 765 participants! We could not have done it without our nearly…

Alumni Spotlight – Ian Kimbell (Yale University 2017)

In 2017, Ian Kimbell travelled from his town in New Albany, Indiana to attend our Economics for Leaders summer seminar at Yale University. Two years later, and Ian is now preparing for a move back east to start his freshman year of college at Harvard University.…

Site Spotlight – Southern Methodist University

Foundation for Teaching Economics is excited to be hosting our Economics for Leaders program – for both high school teachers and students – at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, TX. There is no shortage of things to do in the city of Dallas.…

Staff Spotlight – Malhaz Jibladze

Since 2011, Malhaz Jibladze has worked as a mentor teacher and online instructor for the Foundation for Teaching Economics. He also teaches AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, and AP US Government at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology…

Recent Alumni Spotlight – Sam Goldfein

Sam attended our Economics for Leaders (EFL) program last July at Brown University. Since that time, Sam has felt a new confidence in his classes. Sam says, “My new fearlessness to learn has allowed me to flourish in learning environments and become more…