Workshop Description

Fundamentals of Enviornmental Economics

This one-day program uses the power of economics to analyze and address pressing environmental questions.

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University of Virginia’s College at Wise Center for Economic Education

Nov 15, 2018
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Registration Deadline: October 22, 2018
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
One Partnership Circle
Abingdon, 24210
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Grade Level: High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 6

This program is designed to familiarize middle and high school teachers and curriculum specialists with a non-biased approach that introduces the basics of environmental economics and provides effective simulations to introduce the concepts into the classroom. It will include classroom-tested activities, as well as a variety of interactive lectures and case studies focusing on the following:

Overview of environmental economics concepts:
Tragedy of the Commons
Water use policies
Climate change policies
Priorities for global spending simulation
Land use case study

No prior background in economics or environmental issues is required. This one-day seminar will be delivered by the Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE) in partnership with the UVa College at Wise Center for Economic Education.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


Fee: NO CHARGE, however $25.00 refundable fee required

Registration is not complete until a check payable to VCEE for a $25.00 refundable deposit is received. The deposit will be returned uncashed after you complete the workshop. Mail the check to:

Center for Economic Education
University of Virginia's College at Wise
One College Avenue
Wise, VA 24293


Additional Information:

Breakfast and registration will begin at 8:00am in Room 222 with the seminar beginning at 8:30am.


Instructor: Donald Fell, PhD, Foundation for Teaching Economics and Zafar Khan, PhD, Director
Contact Person:
Zafar Khan, PhD, Director
Center for Economic Education
University of Virginia’s College at Wise
276.328.0119
zdk5s@uvawise.edu

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