This one-day conference brings economics and education researchers together with local experts for insightful discussions on real challenges facing our nation’s schools, and the policies designed to address them. Learn more here.
Conference Highlights:Access to over 100 workshops where you can learn to integrate personal finance and economics into your classesLearn more here.
The Montana Personal Finance Challenge is comprised of two parts: the preliminary online competition and the in-person state competition. Teams of 3-4 students will compete individually and as a team. Each team member is given a unique access code to compete in the preliminary online competition while being monitored by a teacher.In 2018 “Hellgate Team 2” […]
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 […]
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 […]
“Financial Education MATTERS” is the theme for the 2018 Montana Financial Education Coalition (MFEC) Conference. The 2018 MFEC Conference will be held Tuesday, April 3, in Bozeman at the GranTree Inn. The Montana Financial Education Coalition (MFEC) strives to improve the personal financial knowledge and decision making ability of Montana citizens by promoting public awareness of the need […]
Every two years, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) conducts a comprehensive look into the state of K-12 economic and financial education in the United States, collecting data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. 2016 Key FindingsSince 2014, two additional states include personal finance in their K-12 standards and require those standards to […]
Conference Highlights: Access to over 100 workshops where you can learn to integrate personal finance and economics into your classes Outstanding networking opportunities – meet with other teachers and learn how they’re tackling the challenges of economic and financial literacy education for K-12 students. Conference sessions and workshops provide actionable tactics that will help you incorporate economics and financial […]
Understanding the causes, consequences and current programs to address poverty in Montana and the United States. April 7, 2017 – MSU This one-day public conference will bring together researchers, policy makers and advocates to share insights about policies and programs designed to alleviate poverty, with a particular focus on healthcare, nutrition, work and assistance, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday decided to raise its benchmark interest rate, as expected, and upped its expectation for the number of rate hikes in 2017. This move, which markets saw a 100% probability of, will increase the target of the federal funds rate — which banks use to lend to each other overnight — […]