Term Economics Clubs/Societies
Code PS-8200.8200-180
Definition Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals to pursue their interest in economics (the area of social science that involves the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes), often through the medium of a club or society that is under the leadership of people who are knowledgeable in the subject. Activities may include lectures, slide shows and other presentations that provide information about specific topics; opportunities for members to share and/or discuss their own work on issues in the subject area; field trips; and other activities that promote the study and appreciation of economics among members. Included are Internet-based virtual clubs, WebRings devoted to the subject and clubs where members meet face-to-face.
Created 3/31/05
Changed 1/5/10
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See Also References Business and Economics Research (TR-8000.1000)
Economic Statistics (TJ-8000.1800)
External Classification Terms Arts, Culture and Recreation (CAN AR-100)
Arts, Culture and Recreation (USA AR-100)
Economics (NPC V05)
Economics (NTE V22)
Extracurricular Activities (NPC B04.08)
Social Development (UW 7.2.02.02)
Related Concepts After School Programs
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