Region Focus

Winter 2009

Learning Curves

The economics behind high school economic education
By Renee Courtois

Related Links

Council for Economic Education. Report Card – Survey of the States: Economic, Personal Finance, and Entrepreneurship Education in our Nation’s Schools in 2007. 2007.

Ferraro, Paul J., and Laura O. Taylor. “Do Economists Recognize an Opportunity Cost when They See One? A Dismal Performance from the Dismal Science.” B.E. Journals in Economic Analysis & Policy: Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy, 2005, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1-12.

Hathaway, Ian, and Sameer Khatiwada. “Do Financial Education Programs Work?” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Working Paper no. 08-03, April 2008.

Martin, Matthew. “A Literature Review on the Effectiveness of Financial Education.” Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Working Paper no. 07-3, June 2007.

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