Workshop Description

Election Economics Series: Free Trade and Globalization

This daylong workshop will give you content, lessons, and activities you can use to address the advantages and disadvantages of free trade and globalization through the lens of the upcoming election with your students.

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James Madison University Center for Economic Education

Feb 14, 2020
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
220 University Boulevard
220 University Boulevard
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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Grade Level: High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 6

Our Election Economics series will take a deep dive into topics that will come up during the 2020 elections.  These workshops will give you activities, lessons, methods and resources to help your students make informed non-partisan decisions about the issues.

In the first of our Election Economics Series we will look at the role free trade and globalization plays in the economy.  Topics for activities/lessons include:

  • How do tariffs impact American workers and consumers?
  • Is free trade good for the economy?
  • What is globalization and does it hurt workers?
  • What are some of the biggest free trade agreements around the world?
  • Comparative and absolute advantage

Light breakfast, coffee, snacks and lunch will be provided.


Instructor: John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Contact Person:
John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University

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