Winter Institute - Innovative Economics
Fundamentals of Environmental Economics & Entrepreneurship
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017
St. Cloud State University
This one-day workshop is designed to familiarize middle and high school teachers and curriculum specialists with a non-biased approach that introduces the basics of environmental economics & entrepreneurship and provides effective classroom simulations to introduce the concepts into the classroom.
Registration and Check-in (light breakfast provided)
Welcome and Introductions
Overview and Introductory Lecture: "An Introduction to Environmental & Entrepreneurship Economic Concepts"
Lecture/Activity 1: "The Tragedy of the Commons" and Activity
Keynote Speaker: Deirdre McCloskey
|11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.||
"Introduction to Marginal Analysis"
Working Lunch and "World Issues Simulation"
Lecture 3: "Addressing Climate Change: Alternative Policies"
|2:30-3 p.m.||Activity 2: "A Cost/Benefit Simulation: Would You Swim Here?"|
|3:00- 3:15 p.m.|
Please consider joining us for this FREE workshop during the 55th Annual Winter Institute at St. Cloud State University. Professional development CEU’s will be given.
To register for this workshop, please email Cindy Fitzthum at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your spot by Friday, Jan. 27.
Presented by the Foundation for Teaching Economics in partnership with the St. Cloud State University Center for Economic Education.