Friday, September 15, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM MST
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Flagstaff High School
400 W. Elm Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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Jen Mozilo
Arizona Council on Economic Education

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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, personal finance. 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 Virtual Economics 4.5 flash drive curriculum ($160 value) to teachers, 7 hours of professional development,breakfast and lunch.