Travelling Seminar: Why Do People Behave the Way They Do? An Introduction to Economic Reasoning (For students in Grades 10-12 attending school outside the Lower Mainland)

Travelling Seminar: Why Do People Behave the Way They Do? An Introduction to Economic Reasoning (For students in Grades 10-12 attending school outside the Lower Mainland)

Travelling Seminar: Why Do People Behave the Way They Do? An Introduction to Economic Reasoning

The Fraser Institute is taking its fun-filled interactive education program, Why do people behave the way they do? An Introduction to Economic Reasoning, on the road!

This fun one-day seminar consists of a mix of short lectures, games and activities that introduce economic principles using real-life examples.

This program is a great complement to many courses including Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, and Career Planning.

Topics covered:
Scarcity
Choice
Opportunity cost
Marginal decision making
Incentives
Trade
Economic systems

How to Book:

1. Secure 65-75 students

• This is easier than you think! Reach out to other schools in your area and partner together for this opportunity!

2. Pick a date

• The more options you provide the better! Work with other teachers to determine at least three dates, between March 1 and June 23, 2017 that will best fit your schedule

3. Email us and we’ll do the rest

• This first group to provide 65-75 students, a location, and three dates will be selected for this limited offer. At no cost to your school we will find a venue near you, bring in the instructors, arrange lunch and snacks for your students, and take care of all the other details for the day. All you have to do is show up with your students for a fun day of learning economic principles.

To book a travelling seminar, please contact Ryan Hill at ryan.hill@fraserinstitute.org or 604-688-0221 ext. 538 by February 10, 2017.

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Sponsored by the Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation

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Event Details

Friday, February 10, 2017
9:00 AM
  –   2:00 PM
Your Choice
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