About the Event
This workshop introduces an innovative way to teach basic economic principles and concepts. Learn how to teach economics through the lens of professional sports using examples from the NHL, NFL, NBA, and more. Whether you or your students are avid sports fans, or have little to no knowledge of this field, you can take advantage of what this course has to offer.
The lesson plans and activities included in this workshop make economics easy to understand and relatable to students. This workshop covers topics such as supply and demand, voluntary trade, absolute and comparative advantage, and opportunity costs. Sports Economics also breaks down more intricate topics like the economics of discrimination, public choice theory, and the tragedy of the commons. Get a full day of learning before the buzzer sounds!