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The mission statement of GAWTP includes this statement:
          “We believe that the principles of individual freedom, personal responsibility, limited government, rule of law, free enterprise, virtuous citizenship and economic opportunity for all citizens—regardless of race, creed or color—are best suited to preserve our nation as it was founded.”

This course, which begins in January 2012, consists of six, two-hour modules.  The course is designed to inform and empower citizens by deepening their understanding of basic economics and the free enterprise system which is uniquely suited to a free people who cherish life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Location:  Genecov Room,  Chamber of Commerce, 315 N. Broadway.

Cost of course:
No instruction cost but attendees are responsible for purchasing their own study materials.  MATERIALS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT CLASS MEETINGS.
Recommended Study materials: [to be purchased in ADVANCE by attendees]

  • Roger LeRoy Miller, Daniel Benjamin & Douglas North, The Economics of Public Issues, 17th edition (Boston:Pearson, 2012) paperback. $28.82 from Amazon.
  • Thomas Sowell, Basic Economics:  A Common Sense Guide to the Economy, 4th edition, (New York:  Basic Books, 2011).  $24.86 from Amazon.

Apparently, these books are available for Kindle download as well!


Thurs, FEB 16     V:  International Trade
Tues, FEB 21     VI:  The Economics Of The Environment

Even if you are unable to attend every session you will still benefit from attending those sessions that fit your schedule. 

For questions you may contact Dr. Tim Kane at 903-561-2626.