“Why Do Some Nations Prosper? The Case of North and South Korea”
Webinar Starts – 6:00 p.m. CST
Webinar Ends – 7:00 p.m. CST
Tawni Hunt Ferrarini,
Plaster Professor of Economic Education, Lindenwood University – Presenting on behalf of the Council for Economic Education
High school teachers of economics, history and social studies
Economists have debated for years why it is that some nations prosper while others do not. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea, DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea, ROK), for example, started out as poor nations after World War II. Now, South Korea has the same wealth as Western European nations, on average, yet North Korea firmly remains at the bottom of the world’s development ladder. This webinar will explore and explain why institutions matter and are fundamental to economic success.
Fundamentals of Environmental Economics
Workshop Starts – 8:30 a.m. CST
Workshop Ends – 3:30 p.m. CST
Institute Director and Professor, Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE)
This One Day seminar 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.
- FREE workshop. (Breakfast and lunch included)
- No prior background in economics or environmental issues is required.
- A certificate for 5 professional development hours.
- One hour graduate credit in economics from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs