When

Friday, September 15, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM MST
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Where

Flagstaff High School
400 W. Elm Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
 

 
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Contact

Jen Mozilo
Arizona Council on Economic Education
480-368-8020
programs@azecon.org

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ECONOMIC$ OF $PORTS

What do Economics and Sports have in common? Plenty! “To Build or Not to Build a Stadium?” Why Did Yasiel Puig Flee Cuba?” “Why are Diamondbacks Tickets So Cheap?” “NASCAR, Cartels and Labor Costs” “Why Do Athletes Make More Money Than Teachers?” “Worshipping at the Altar of Adi, Phil, and Kevin; Adidas, Nike & Under Armour” “Why is it Hard for Pro-athletes to Preserve Wealth?”

The Economics of Sports workshop will use NEW & CURRENT, real-world sports examples to cover important economics concepts, including: human capital, wealth creation, entrepreneurship, incentives, trade-offs, fiscal policy, taxation, market vs. command economies. You can teach half a semester of economics using SPORTS as a backdrop!

 Meet athletes, athletic directors, or sports managers for an interactive panel discussion.

$25, Registration fee includes 7 hours of professional development,breakfast and lunch. 

Payment after September 11th will be charged an additional $10 to cover late processing expenses.