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Idaho State University to host 2011 International Economic Summit for area high school teams on Nov. 9

Posted November 4, 2011

Idaho State University will hold the 2011 International Economic Summit in the Pond Student Union Ballroom on Nov. 9.

The event will host more than 250 students from area high schools. The International Economic Summit program is run by the Idaho Council on Economic Education. Sponsors include Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank and Monsanto.

The International Economic Summit provides high school students with the opportunity to explore basic economic concepts within the theme of international trade. The summit is an enactment of a large-scale simulation of the global economy. Student teams representing various nations of the world will compete for resources, form strategic alliances, debate global issues and seek to stabilize and advance the global economy.

This year 36 teams from Highland High School, Blackfoot High School, Soda Springs High School and West Side High School will participate.

For additional information visit www.econedsummit.org or contact Janaan Haskell at (208) 282-2359 or haskjana@isu.edu.

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