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 Challenge The Montana Chamber Foundation sponsors an exciting business simulation called the Montana High School Business Challenge (HSBC). New this year is the “Business Challenge Bowl” to be held April 29, 2017 where the top 8 teams from the past two semesters will compete.The program runs for eight weeks each semester of […]

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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

Save the Date!  June 14-16, 2017 teachers are invited to Bozeman Montana for an Economics Seminar.  See this email for information.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 […]

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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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