The 57th Winter Institute features nationally known speakers/authors and real-life journeys to help us explore immigration. Hear from the experts, learn about the impacts of immigration and network.
Thursday, Feb. 7
912 Regency Plaza, downtown St. Cloud
|4-5 p.m.||Welcome Reception|
|5:15-6:16 p.m.||Mynul Khan '04
"How Work Gets Done: Immigration, Economics and the Power of Connection"
James Bullard '84
|7:30-10 p.m.||Networking Reception with hors d'oeuvres and cash bar|
Friday, Feb. 8
St. Cloud State campus
|8:15-9:30 a.m.||George Borjas - Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall
"Immigration Economics and Immigration Policy"
|9:45-11 a.m.||Kao Kalia Yang - Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall
"Straddling Cultures in America"
|11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.||Bryan Caplan - Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall
"Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration"
|12:30-2 p.m.||Sangeeta Jha - Atwood Ballroom
"Building Bridges: A Step Toward Cross-Cultural Outreach"
Marla Kanengieter and Eddah Mbula Mutua - Atwood Cascade
Winter Institute Closing Celebration - Red Carpet Martini Lounge
Voyageurs Room, Atwood Memorial Center | St. Cloud State
Presented by the Foundation for Teaching Economics
in partnership with the St. Cloud State University Center for Economic Education
The Understanding Global Economic Issues program is for educators who integrate concepts related to global issues into their classroom activities and may include middle grades and high school teachers from a variety of disciplines, as well as curriculum supervisors.
|8:30 a.m.||Welcome and introductions|
|8:45 a.m.||Review of the Foundations of the Study of Economics|
|9:35 a.m.||Teaching the Basics of International Trade: Parts I and II|
|11:15 a.m.||Bryan Caplan, "Open Borders," Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall|
Working lunch and International Trade Issues discussion
Trade Alliances: Part I - History and Purpose
Trade Alliances: Part II – Establishing / Achieving Economic Goals
|2:30 p.m.||Reviewing Global, US and local trade patterns|
|3 p.m.||Looking Smart in the Classroom: Q&A related to global issues|
|3:15 p.m.||Evaluation and closing remarks|
Donald G. Fell is program director for the Foundation for Teaching Economics Institute on The Environment and The Economy, The Right Start Institute and the one-day teacher programs.
At the University of South Florida he served as a member of the Executive MBA and Professional MBA faculty, Director of Executive and Professional Education, and as Senior Fellow for the Institute for Public Policy and Leadership.
Fell has taught Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics, Labor Relations and Money and Banking at the undergraduate level and Public Administration, Global Economics and Managerial Economics, as well as The Business of Medicine, at the graduate level.
He is a member of the national faculty for the Foundation for Teaching Economics and is past president of the National Association of Economic Educators. He has taught at The Ohio State University, the University of South Florida, Illinois State University and La Rochelle University Business School (Visiting MBA Professor) in La Rochelle, FR.
Fell has worked as a manufacturing engineering and econometric consultant for Sundstrand Corporation, a lecturer at the University of Costa Rica, a program consultant for the New York City-based National Council on Economic Education, a consultant for PERC, a Bozeman, MT.-based think tank, and as strategy consultant for a variety of law firms, orchestras and nonprofit organizations.
He is a founding board member of Trxade, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company, and previously served on the board of Fiona, an Indian-based water purification manufacturing company.
The Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization established in 1975 in response to a concern that too many young people lacked an understanding of the basic concepts of market economics.
The FTE is dedicated to excellence in economic education, emphasizing the important role of productive, responsible citizens in free societies.
Programs of the FTE include: Economics for Leaders, Economic History for Leaders, The Environment and The Economy Institute, The Right Start Institute, Rejuvenating the Economics Classroom (one-day), Fundamentals of Environmental Economics (one-day), Understanding Global Economic Issues (one-day) and a variety of online courses.