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Site Spotlight – Yale University

Today marks our first day of summer programs! FTE will be returning to Yale University this summer for not one but two sessions of Economics for Leaders. Yale University, located in New Haven CT, was founded in 1701 – making it the third oldest institution…

Recent Alumni Profile – Arran Wass-Little

Recent alumnus, Arran Wass-Little, attended our Economics for Leaders (EFL) program at the University of California, Berkeley in summer 2017. Less than one year later he has been busy putting to use some of the skills he learned at this program, as he prepares…

Hot Topic: Trade Wars – Economics Awakens

By: Ninos Malek, May 2018 Use this Hot Topic in the classroom! Teacher Guide Fundamental Concepts There are times that when we regret making a deal or we regret spending money on something. This is referred to as ex post regret. However, ex ante (before you…

Teacher Spotlight – Kathryn Gustafson

Kathryn Lloyd Gustafson is no stranger to the FTE teacher programs, attending 11 of our offerings over the last 15 years. It’s easy to see that she has passion for the subject she teaches and loves finding out the best ways to continually improve the way…

Recent Alumni Profile – Lea Vallone

Applications are still rolling for select sites. Please visit our website at https://www.fte.org/students/economics-for-leaders-program/sites-dates/  for the most up to date information about which locations are still accepting applications! We are still…

Site Spotlight, Oberlin College

We are back again to the great state of Ohio this summer at Oberlin College. Our program will be accepting both students and teachers for the week of July 2-8, 2018.  Oberlin is a charming liberal arts school, home to about 3,000 undergraduate students. It…

Site Spotlight – University of California, Santa Barbara

This summer high school students have the opportunity to learn more about economics and practice their leadership skills while relaxing along the pacific ocean on the beaches of Santa Barbara! From July 20th-August 5th our Economics for Leaders program will…

Recent Alumni Profile – Anisha Guru

Anisha attended her first program with the Foundation for Teaching Economics in 2016 at Washington University in St. Louis. Since that time she has remained active with the organization, attending the alumni Leadership Academy in Washington DC the following…

Teacher Spotlight – Greg Caskey

Meet the author of FTE’s latest Hot Topic, The US Airline Industry…Fight or Flight!? Greg Caskey teaches Historical Economics at the Delaware Military Academy, located in Wilmington, Delaware.  A graduate of the Masters in Economics & Entrepreneurship…

Hot Topic: The US Airline Industry…Fight or Flight!?

By Greg Caskey, January 2018 Use this Hot Topic in the classroom!  Teacher and Student Guides. “It’s time to level the flying field. Spread the word to help enforce Open Skies trade agreements and protect the future of US aviation and American Jobs.” #OurFutureOurFight  …