CTREE Conference 2011

June 1-3, 2011, Palo Alto, CA.

Schedule | Program

The AEA Committee on Economic Education, in cooperation with the Journal of Economic Education,hosted a national conference on Teaching Economics (at the undergraduate and graduate levels) and Research in Economic Education (all levels, including precollege) from June 1-3, 2011. 

The venue for the conference was the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

Plenary sessions at the conference included:

  • Vernon Smith, "Bringing Experiments and the Scottish Enlightenment into the Classroom" (PDF of slide presentation)
  • B. Douglas Bernheim, "What Have We Learned About the Effects of Economic and Financial Education on Household Financial Decisions?" (PDF of slide presentation)
  • John Taylor, "Lessons from the Financial Crisis for Teaching Economics" (PDF of slide presentation)