60th Financial Literacy & Economic Education Conference

This year’s Conference will take place on September 29 to October 1, 2021.    Get access today for only $99   The Conference features over 50 educator sessions including interactive workshops and lectures. Discover innovative ways to engage your students while networking with like-minded colleagues. This year, we are virtual! Conference Highlights: Tailored and Topical Subjects: From teachers […]

October if Economic Education Month

#EconEdMonth Economics is all around us. It teaches us that scarcity forces everyone to make choices, and our choices come with costs. Students with a clear understanding of basic economic principles will be equipped to make educated decisions. By studying how our economy works, young people can also learn how to make efficient choices in […]

News from MSU Department of Agricultural Economics & Economics

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Read the Spring 2021 Newsletter here.   The Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics educates students to make a difference by applying solid critical-thinking skills to address some of the world’s most pressing issues.   Situated jointly within the College of Agriculture and the College of Letters and Science, our award-winning faculty members are dedicated to high-quality education, outreach […]

Learn about Montana Financial Education Coalition

The Montana Financial Education Coalition is a group of individuals, businesses, financial institutions, and government and non-profit agencies that believe in the importance of financial education. These individuals and organizations work together to educate and prepare Montanans for life-long financial success. Our Mission The Montana Financial Education Coalition (MFEC) strives to improve the personal financial […]

Free Webinar – COVID19 Impact on MT Agriculture

MSU Extension and MSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics will be hosting a Spring version of our annual Fall Agricultural Economics Conference. The conference will be held from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on March 5th.  The event is free and open to everyone. We are requiring registration, in large part so that everyone […]

Free Webinar Series – Personal Finance for Educators

Join us! Learn how to better manage your own finances for now and the future.   THIS FOUR-PART WEBINAR SERIES IS OPEN TO ALL K-12 TEACHERS OF ANY SUBJECT PLUS YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO EARN CTLE CREDITS. Part 1 of 4: Learn How to Budget, Avoid Debt, Stay Financially Fit, and Build Your “Net […]

MT Economics Challenge

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The Montana Economics Challenge Will Be Back for Spring 2022!  Stay tuned for details.   As always, all top performing teams will have a chance to compete at regional and potentially national competitions, which will also be held virtually.   We are already arranging partners for 2022 when we hope to all gather again for in-person competitions.  […]

The Economic Contribution of Grizzly Athletics

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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 […]

Sports Economics: To Build or Not to Build

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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 south […]