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FTE presents Fundamentals of Environmental Economics

Date(s) - 04/09/2022
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Indiana State University, Hulman Memorial Student Union

Invitation to attend:

Fundamentals of Environmental Economics

Offered by the Foundation for Teaching Economics
and the
American Institute for Economic Research (AIER)

in partnership with the

Indiana State University Center for Economic Education
and the Indiana Council for Economic Education


High school, middle school, and upper elementary teachers and curriculum specialists.  No prior economics is required.

A one-day program designed to help educators gain an understanding of environmental economic issues, concepts, and related methodologies to engage students in group structured classroom learning activities.

Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Indiana State University, 9th Floor HMSU
(Continental breakfast, breaks, and lunch provided.)

Business casual.

Participants must complete the following registration form prior to March 11, 2022.

A $200 stipend will be provided to all participants who complete the program.


  • A maximum of 30 teachers will be accepted on a first-come and qualified basis.
  • (Participants must be full-time educators during the 2021-2022 school year. No substitute teachers may register.)


The Fundamentals of Environmental Economics program uses a non-biased approach designed to provide teachers with a dynamic way to incorporate environmental economics concepts into their classrooms. The program incorporates a variety of social studies, civics, science, and political science concepts in both the presentations and simulations.

Key topics / concepts:

  • Economic Institutions and Foundations
  • Tragedy of the Commons
  • Marginal Decision Making
  • Land Use
  • World Fisheries


Donald G. Fell, Professor and Institute Director, Foundation for Teaching Economics, Adjunct Professor of Economics, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Masks required


Registration are closed for this event.