Annual participant from 1995 to 2010 in the Stanford Workshop
for High School Teachers of Economics, a one-week workshop organized by the Stanford
Institute for Economic Policy Research. Responsibilities include giving lectures on economics subjects and pedagogy, and interacting with the participants. In 2003, lectured on the economies of the Middle East and recent developments in antitrust enforcement. In 2004, lectured on welfare policy and President Bush’s economic record during his first term. In 2005, lectured on trade and budget imbalances and on incorporating innovation and growth into introductory courses. In 2006, lectured on women’s labor force participation and the economics of “bubbles.” In 2007, lectured on the history of the Federal Reserve and the economics of health care finance. In 2008, lectured on tax policy issues and economic challenges facing the next president. In 2009, lectured on causes of the 2007-9 recession and challenges for the future, and how to bring it into the introductory economics class. In 2010, lectured on federal budget deficits and debt and on behavioral economics.
Author: Wrote explanatory definitions of 50 concepts, with
examples, for inclusion with “Virtual Economics 3.0 Project,” a CD-ROM
of curriculum materials from the National
Council on Economic Education completed in 2004.
Editor for “Capstone: The Nation’s High School
Economics Course.” Responsibilities include consulting and commenting on
the curriculum and lessons. Published by the National
Council on Economic Education in Fall 2002.
Video Host and Content Consultant for “Teaching High
School Economics,” eight one-hour instructional videos providing classroom
exercises and tips for high school teachers of economics. Shows produced by Pacific
Street Films, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, in cooperation with the National
Council on Economic Education and the Educational Films Corporation, and with
funding from the Annenberg Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Final
cut completed in June 2002.
Instructor at Phillips
Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, during the summer sessions of 1982 and
1983. Taught classes on “Law and Morality” and “Basic Expository
Writing” to high school students.