Programs

Teacher Training

Thanks to the teachers who joined us for the 2017 Teacher Training Seminar in June.  Montana Council on Economic Education hosts a variety of opportunities throughout the year including workshops, conferences and seminars.Most of the workshops held by MCEE focus on lesson plans on various economic topics for the teacher to take back to their classroom. […]

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High School Business Challenge (Playing Now)

The Montana Chamber Foundation sponsors an exciting business simulation called the Montana High School Business Challenge. 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 in scholarships having been awarded. […]

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Economics Challenge (Coming Up March 5, 2018)

2018 Date Announced!  Monday, March 5, 2018     The Helena Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Montana Council on Economic Education are pleased to partner for 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 […]

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The Stock Market Game (Playing Now)

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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News & Information

Page One Economics

Does International Trade Create Winners and Losers? “It is the maxim of every prudent master of a family, never to attempt to make at home what it will cost him more to make than to buy. What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarce be folly in that of a great […]

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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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