Economic Freedom of the World

Economic Freedom of the World

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About the Webinar

Why are some nations poor while others prosperous? Signe Thomas answers all questions regarding economic institutions across the world.

This is a previously recorded webinar. The recording includes a 30-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute question and answer period by LIVE attendees. If you are interested in attending one of our upcoming webinars, look under the Upcoming Events tab.

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About the Speaker

Signe Thomas

Signè Thomas is the K. W. Davis Visiting Lecturer at Trinity College, where she teaches courses within the Formal Organizations minor. Prior to joining Trinity, she was the Project Director for the Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education at Florida State University (FSU). Her role included advancing economic literacy through teaching, textbook and curriculum development, and programs. While at FSU she also served as Research Associate for the DeVoe Moore Center and taught courses for the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship. Signè is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society, and she is heavily involved in promoting economic literacy across North America—particularly through partnering with organizations such as the Fraser Institute and the Foundation for Economic Education to train educators via teacher workshops and webinars, and also engage with college and high school students via student seminars. In 2018 she authored the curriculum Lessons in Economic Freedom, which is used in the classrooms of educators in Canada and the U.S. In the classroom, Professor Thomas likes to engage her students by making use of interactive activities and class discussion.

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