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Economic Education Events

Economic Summit


This full-day program in Dallas analyzed regional and international economic issues including the energy trade, economic growth and inflation. Attendees had the opportunity to engage with experts to deepen their content knowledge and learn about resources and pedagogical techniques to use in the classroom.

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
  • Armida Riojas, Outreach Director 
8:40 a.m. Fed 101
  • Morgan Ackley, Economic Education Advisor
  • Tamara Redic-Cottrell, Education Outreach Advisor
9:00 a.m. International Energy Trade
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Taking the Cryptic Out of Cryptocurrency
  • Ally Hoffman, Senior Risk Specialist
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Community Development Education Research
1:30 p.m. Labor Shortages and Wage Inflation Amid Declining Immigration: What’s the Connection
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Into the Classroom
  • Morgan Ackley
  • Tamara Redic-Cottrell
3:45 p.m. Closing Remarks
  • Armida Riojas
Note: All speakers are Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas unless otherwise indicated.
Contact Information
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