Programs

High School Business Challenge

High School Business Challenge The Montana Chamber Foundation sponsors an exciting business simulation called the Montana High School Business Challenge (HSBC). New this year is the “Business Challenge Bowl” to be held April 29, 2017 where the top 8 teams from the past two semesters will compete.The program runs for eight weeks each semester of […]

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The Stock Market Game

The Stock Market Game is a ten-week simulation in which students are given a hypothetical $100,000 to invest in the stock market.  Students must have at least five separate stocks and/or mutual funds at the end of the simulation, so research and diversification are crucial for success.  Top state winners are given cash awards by […]

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Teacher Training

Save the Date!  June 14-16, 2017 teachers are invited to Bozeman Montana for an Economics Seminar.  See this email for information.Montana Council on Economic Education hosts a variety of opportunities throughout the year including workshops, conferences and seminars. The events are held throughout the state so that MCEE can reach as many educators as possible.  In […]

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Economics Challenge

2017 Results Posted!  The Helena Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Montana Council on Economic Education are pleased to partner for Annual Montana Economics Challenge.The most recent event was hosted March 6, 2017 in Helena Montana.  The event was sponsored by the Montana Bankers Association, First Interstate Bank and BNSF Railways. Montana […]

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News & Information

Academic Research

Making the Case for the Need for Economic and Financial Literacy Education in the Classroom.   Despite the recognition that economic and financial literacy is critical to succeed in modern society, study after study shows that many Americans continue to lack even a basic understanding of economic and financial concepts, and the consequences on Americans’ […]

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The Economic Contribution of Grizzly Athletics

The entire spectrum of ways in which University of Montana’s intercollegiate athletic activities – Grizzly Athletics – enrich and expand the economy of Missoula is broad. Intercollegiate sports in general, and the University of Montana’s sports programs in particular, have grown in popularity, impact and visibility. While those programs have always been aimed at providing […]

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