Basic Economics: Economics you can use in non economics classes | Newberry

Basic Economics: Economics you can use in non economics classes

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

The Newberry

Dr. Jennifer Clark, Roosevelt University
Full. Waitlist only.
Newberry Teachers' Consortium

Many social sciences classes involve economic theories even if they aren’t “economics” classes. This class will provide non economists (or those new to economics) an understanding of important economics concepts. Are supply and demand curves really that important to the market? What is a tariff and do they help protect local jobs? Does a minimum wage hurt or help an economy? Is trade and globalization good for an economy? Will robots take all our jobs in the future? These questions and more will be answered in this seminar. No previous knowledge of economics is necessary.

Cost and Registration Information 

Newberry Teachers’ Consortium members may register for this seminar through their designated membership contact as space permits. Non-member educators may register for this seminar by purchasing an individual membership at the time of registration. Registration for all NTC seminars opens Wednesday, September 6, 2017. For more information about NTC membership, please contact Charlotte Ross, Teacher Programs Manager, at

The seminar will be followed by a catered lunch. Registrants should RSVP for lunch to assist Teacher Programs staff in reducing waste.

A link to the assigned pre-readings for this seminar will be distributed to participants via email.

If you believe you are registered for this seminar but have not received an email confirmation or reminder, please contact Teacher Programs staff.