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Date
Title
Location
Description
July 8 Don't Get Caught by COVID-19 or Con Artists
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Presenter: Kelly Griese, Senior Investor Education Coordinator, Indiana Secretary of State's Office

In this live presentation, learn how to avoid fraud and scams, including news ones related to the COVID- ...
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July 9 Health Insurance and the Opioid Epidemic
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Presenter: Biniyam Yemane, Doctoral Candidate, IUPUI

The United States is facing an unprecedented opioid epidemic with over 2 million people having a prescription opiate addiction. This session will explo ...
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July 9 Knowing the Disease
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Presenter: David Mahon

Income and race matter when it comes to access to quality health care, healthy food options, clean environments, and safe jobs. This brief presentation explores these differences an ...
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July 9 Preparing for a Career in Health Care
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Presenters: Jackie Mathis, Director, West Central Indiana AHEC, ISU AND Katrina Babb, Assistant Director, Center for Economic Education and Instructor of Economics, Indiana State University

What is an AH ...
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July 10 Market Failures and Institutional Responses in Public Health
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Presenter: Chris McGrew, Ph.D. Indiana State University

Healthcare markets around the world seldom produce the optimal output for health care services. The market allows for the abuse of monopoly power or ...
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July 10 Why Do I Care About Your Health Care?
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Presenters: Alecia Adams, Economics Teacher, Brown County High School & Dalton Veach, Indiana State University

After a brief overview of inefficiencies in the healthcare market, we will examine externalit ...
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July 13 Where's My TP and Milk? How a Pandemic Lead to Shortages and Inefficiencies
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Presenter: Marie Truesdell Reymore, Ph.D., Course Instructor II, Western Governors University

What do toilet paper, milk, and yeast all have in common? Why were farmers dumping milk, but stores not have e ...
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July 14 Essential or Sacrificial Workers?
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Presenter: Katrina Babb, Assistant Director, Center for Economic Education and Instructor of Economics, Indiana State University

What determines if a job is essential? Why are so many essential workers paid ...
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July 15 Is It Enough? Macroeconomic Policy Responses
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Presenter: Robert Guell, PhD, Economics Professor, Indiana State University

The macroeconomic policy responses are described (from the CARES Act, the Families First Act, and the myriad, to the monetary st ...
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July 16 Policy vs. Pandemics: Teaching Public Policy and Administration Using Tabletop Games
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Presenter: Nathan Myers, Indiana State University

This session will discuss the development and use of a simulation-based exercise designed to teach students about public policy and administrative challen ...
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July 16 Insurance and Risk
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High School Teachers:

Presenter, Greg Valentine, Professor Emeritus, University of Southern Indiana

It's not just Epi Pens and Insulin...Prescription Drugs in the US are extremely expensive. In this session we will explo ...
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July 17 Teaching Economics in a Post-Covid World
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Presenter: Mohammad Kaviani, Director IUPUI Center for Economic Education

In addition to teaching us how many times a day we touch our face, what has COVID taught us? Do the Economic Principles we hold de ...
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