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Since 1991, FTE has offered unique summer programs and opportunities to outstanding student leaders interested in learning about economics and leadership principles. Over the years, reviews for our student programs have consistently ranked our Economics for Leaders (EFL) programs as ‘top-notch’, ‘wonderful’ and even ‘life-changing’.

For 2022, FTE will offer 18 EFL in-person programs on university campuses across the United States to academically motivated students leaders. Participants will learn the economic and leadership concepts behind the “economic way of thinking” and how to apply these concepts to decisions made everyday to those made by corporate and government leaders.

For high school students with previous economics course work, we are offering the advanced Economic Forces in American History (EFAH) program. Taught at the college level, this program is designed for students with an interest in learning to apply economic concepts as well as further develop their leadership skills. Participants not only gain a better appreciation of American history but also an understanding of how economists analyze human behavior to predict social outcomes.

We are excited to offer our newest student program, Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy (EGE) this summer. Our EGE program will teach entrepreneurial-minded high school students the economics subjects that all entrepreneurs need to have chance at success. Like all FTE programs, important leadership concepts are taught with a focus on traits needed to run a successful organization in today’s economy.

In addition to our in-person residential programs, FTE will also offer EFL Virtual programs for summer 2022. The same key principles will be taught in FTE’s engaging interactive style. For the past two years, we have had great success providing unrivaled economics and leadership instruction virtually. We will continue to offer this proven synchronous virtual program in 2022.

To find out more about EFL, EFAH, EGE, or EFL Virtual and how to apply, please click on the links to the right.