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Fundamentals of Environmental Economics

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A program of FTE and the American Institute for Economic Research

DateLocationAddressSpaces Available
April 25, 2020TBDAtlanta, GAPOSTPONED; TBD
May 2, 2020TBDLittle Rock, AROPEN
June 11, 2020TBDLynchburg, VAOPEN

The One Day Fundamentals of Environmental Economics seminar is designed to familiarize middle and high school teachers and curriculum specialists with a non-biased approach that introduces the basics of environmental economics and provides effective simulations to introduce the concepts into the classroom.

The program will include classroom-tested activities, as well as a variety of interactive lectures and case studies focusing on the following:

  • Overview of environmental economics concepts
  • Tragedy of the Commons
  • Water use policies
  • Climate change policies
  • Priorities for global spending simulation
  • Land use case study

No prior background in economics or environmental issues is required.

May be taken for one hour graduate credit in economics from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

warning NOTICE – FTE COVID-19 UPDATE
Student Program Deadline Extended to April 15. Given the challenges families face because of COVID-19, FTE has extended the deadline and streamlined the application.
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