ICN – International Children’s Network

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Uganda, Africa: International Children’s Network “2010 Service Trip”

EOTM is partnering with the International Children’s Network (ICN) to provide an Economics on the Move course for at-risk youth in Uganda in 2011.

ICN has invited EOTM Treasurer Darshan Rangnath and former student Richard Sanchez to accompany them on a ’service trip’ to Uganda July 5 – 19.

Darshan and Richard intend to document their trip on film, twitter, blogs, and Youtube. EOTM is looking for sponsors who may be interest funding this service trip in exchange for advertising exposure in Africa.

More information:

Darshan Rangnath at Darshan@EconomicsOnTheMove.org

UC – University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati LogoUniversity of Cincinnati – “Today’s Learners, Tomorrow’s Leaders”

In 2008, the Economic Center for Education and Research at the University of Cincinnati started a three-week EOTM course branded “Today’s Learners, Tomorrow’s Leaders” (TL2).

The program is free and includes:

-Knowledge about the local economy and businesses

-Scholarship for (3) transferable college credits after completing
the program (Economics 101)

-Time on a real urban college university campus

More Information:

Apply Here

Daniel Barkley at Daniel@EcononomicsOnTheMove.org

Africa: Development Economics On The Move

Africa: Development Economics On The Move

Course Description

This course explores theoretical and practical aspects of economic development in Sub- Saharan Africa .  A wide variety of concepts and topics will be treated during the quarter, including poverty, growth and development, income inequality, models of development,  globalization, international financial institutions, immigration and foreign aid.

The course features a 30-day trip to three African countries: the Ivory Coast, Kenya, and South Africa where students will learn about development economics first-hand. These countries represent excellent opportunities for students to evaluate the applicability of prevailing theories of economic development, meet as well as and hear from leading African scholars, government policy-makers, NGO officials and the people themselves. The course also compares Africa’s experience with other economic development in other parts of the world.

By the end of the course, students should be familiar with the main theoretical perspectives on development and issues related to underdevelopment. Course will be held on the campuses of three leading African universities, where students will access to plethora of academic resources.  The on-site tours are organized to help students critique the applicability of existing theories to the African experience and to provide them with relevant examples that facilitate developing new models and deriving appropriate policy implications.

EOTM is looking for partnering universities who are interested in having their students experience this exciting course in 2016.

More Information:

Daniel Barkley at Daniel@EconomicsOnTheMove.org

 

Latin America: Development Economics On The Move

Latin AmericaDevelopment Economics On The Move

Course Description
This course explores theoretical and practical aspects of economic development in Latin America.  A wide variety of concepts and topics will be treated during the quarter, including poverty, income inequality, models of development,  globalization, international financial institutions, immigration and foreign aid.  The course includes a 30-day trip to Mexico, Bolivia and Brazil, where students will learn about development economics first-hand. These countries represent excellent opportunities for students to evaluate the applicability of prevailing theories of economic development, meet as well as and hear from leading Latin American scholars, government policy-makers, NGO officials and the people themselves.

Course will be held on the campuses of three leading Latin American universities, where students will access to plethora of academic resources.  The on-site tours are organized to help students critique the applicability of existing theories to the Latin American experience and to provide them with relevant examples that facilitate developing new models and deriving appropriate policy implications.

The course also compares Latin America’s experience with other economic development in other parts of the world.  By the end of the course, students should be familiar with the main theoretical perspectives on development and issues related to underdevelopment.

EOTM is looking for partnering universities who are interested in having their students experience in this exciting course in 2015.

Course Instructors:

DR. HUMBERTO CASPA

 Assistant Professor

Fundacion Universitaria Juan de Castellanos

School of Law and International Politics

Fundacion Universitaria Juan de Castellanos

Tunja, Colombia

Email: hcaspa@jdc.edu.co

DR. DANIEL BARKLEY

Assistant Professor of Economics

School of Arts and Science

American University of Nigeria

Yola-Bye Pass, PMB 2250

Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria

Email: daniel.barkley@aun.edu.ng

 

More Information:

Daniel Barkley at Daniel@EconomicsOnTheMove.org

Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds Concession Sales at Great American Ball Park

Cincinnati RedsEOTM employs students to operate a concession stand at Reds home games. Operating such a firm entails learning money and management skills (scheduling), basic math (inventory and cash counts), reading comprehension and retail sales. In addition to earning some extra summer cash, students learn practical business economics.

More Information:

Ardell Barkley at Ardell@EconomicsOnTheMove.org

Community.Build, Inc

cbi_logo_navLos Angeles, California: Community Build Inc. – Advanced Placement (AP) Economics Seminars

Since the summer of 2008, EOTM has partnered with Community Build, Inc. of Los Angeles to teach an Advanced Placement (AP) Economics On The Move course for at-risk students from various South Los Angeles high schools. The seminars are free and include a $100.00 stipend.

More information:

Daniel Barkley at