Programs

Economics Challenge

Upcoming Event! March 6th  –  The Helena Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Montana Council on Economic Education are pleased to announce the 22nd Annual Montana Economics Challenge.Montana High School teachers are invited to incorporate economic learning in their classrooms and assemble teams to compete in a challenging array of tests […]

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High School Business Challenge

High School Business Callenege The Montana Chamber Foundation sponsors an exciting business simulation called the Montana High School Business Challenge (HSBC). The program runs for eight weeks each semester of classes, spring and fall. Over 1,500 students compete annually in the HSBC. More than 19,000 Montana students have participated since its inception, with over $80,000 […]

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The Stock Market Game

The Stock Market Game is a ten-week simulation in which students are given a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market.  Students must have at least five separate stocks and/or mutual funds at the end of the simulation, so research and diversification are crucial for success.  Top state winners are given cash awards by […]

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Teacher Training

Montana Council on Economic Education hosts a variety of opportunities throughout the year including workshops, conferences and seminars. The events are held throughout the state so that MCEE can reach as many educators as possible.  In the next few weeks we’ll be communicating a teacher training for June in Bozeman. Most of the workshops held by […]

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News & Information

The Economic Contribution of Grizzly Athletics

The entire spectrum of ways in which University of Montana’s intercollegiate athletic activities – Grizzly Athletics – enrich and expand the economy of Missoula is broad. Intercollegiate sports in general, and the University of Montana’s sports programs in particular, have grown in popularity, impact and visibility. While those programs have always been aimed at providing […]

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Sports Economics: To Build or Not to Build

Essential Question: Why did the Atlanta Falcons and the City of Atlanta partner to build a new $1.4 billion dollar retractable-roof stadium? On September 30, 2013 the Atlanta Falcons, the City of Atlanta, and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority announced they had officially selected a site for a new retractable-roof stadium. The site, just […]

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Mexico and China Are Very Different Trading Partners

With free trade under fire from the incoming administration and under question from many other quarters, it is U.S. trade relations with China and Mexico that have been getting the most attention and criticism. That makes sense, given that those are two of this country’s three biggest trading partners — and the third is Canada, which is hard to get […]

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