Economic Freedom and Growth

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Economic Freedom and Growth


April 28, 2018 | Denver

Economic growth is often touted as the solution to many of the world’s problems. Government officials commonly claim that they’re going to “grow the economy” to help fix social ills. Yet, despite substantial growth, social ills remain. Does this mean the claims for growth are wrong? Or is the perception of growth somehow flawed? 

Fee $25* - Add to Cart

This seminar will explore both the sources of economic growth and the promises offered by such growth. In this discussion, the challenges of growth in high vs. lower income countries will be considered. And, as any reputable economist would advise, both the potential benefits and costs of growth will be considered.

  • Grades: 6-12 Teachers
  • Date: April 28, 2018
  • Location: 3443 South Galena Street, 2nd Floor, Denver, CO 80231
  • Time:  8:30 am  - 4:30 pm
  • FEE: $25*
  • Optional Credit: ½ UCCS ECON 6310 Graduate Credit Hour, $50. Credit is good for Certificate in Economic Education.** 
  • Faculty: Dale DeBoer, PhD, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; and mentor teacher Kurt Gutschick, Valor Christian High School, Highlands Ranch
  • Includes: Light breakfast and lunch
REGISTRATION GUIDELINES: We try to identify the best fit for our open enrollment classes, usually by the kinds of resources and pedagogy included in the class. However, it is our STRONG belief that the content from any of these classes is valuable for the professional development of any teacher, will enhance the understanding of ALL teachers, and will inspire creative applications in individual classrooms. We encourage teachers of all grade levels to attend any of our classes.This is some text!
REFUND POLICIY: Registration cancellations must be requested 10 business days prior to the class start date; otherwise registration fees will be forfeited.