Make Economics Fun!

This Common Sense Economics website, its accompanying textbook and its course package provide tools to help make economics fun. This site provides speedy electronic resource guidance, quality supplements, economic examples, quick links to cool stuff, information on a full multi-media course package and workshop announcements on how to get trained to teach a course using the package in a seated or online setting. Compared to other websites, the Common Sense Economics website offers a substantially larger quantity of field-tested economics materials that focus on experience-based learning. Common Sense Economics connects to many of the 20 Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics and National Standards for Financial Literacy. Most importantly, this website contains materials that will help instructors fashion exciting and informative courses.


Common Sense Economics: What Everyone Should Know about Wealth and Prosperity
by James D. Gwartney, Richard L. Stroup, Dwight R. Lee, Tawni Hunt Ferrarini

ISBN: 978-0-312-64489-5 The revised edition of Common Sense Economics (2010) is increasing in popularity!



What you’ll find here…

  • Information on the upcoming exciting open-access online course
  • More information about the book
  • Instructional tools and supplementary materials for Common Sense Economics
  • An overview of the complementary Common Sense: Economics for Life! course package and a complementary brochure
  • Learning tools and engaging ideas on how to learn economics
  • More information on economics in the movies, comics, fun activities, videos, games, and creative ideas

Want to know more?

Get more information on the Common Sense: Economics for Life! course package and brochure.

View information on upcoming workshops, or browse through our news and updates section.

Join the Common Sense Network and receive updates on what is happening on the Common Sense: Economics for Life! front.

Email Common Sense Economics for information regarding the dates of upcoming sessions or find out how to host a training session of 20 or more teachers near you.