Why Don’t We Plan the Economy?

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Why Don’t We Plan the Economy?


February 24, 2018  |  Denver

Economists often focus on exploring the value of free markets, consumer sovereignty and economic efficiency. Might this be a mistake? Might we all be better off if we just planned the economy?

Fee $25* - Add to Cart

Think how predictable, stable and fair things could be! How does an economist respond to these suggestions? Attend this class and explore the tension between market and command approaches to structuring an economy.

  • Grades: 6-12 Teachers
  • Date: February 24, 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, Ph.D., University of Colorado Colorado Springs; mentor teacher Donna Ecks, Doherty High School, Colorado Springs
  • Includes: Light breakfast and lunch
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