Anna Ridge

aridge@fee.org

Anna Ridge is the Director of Programs and Alumni Relations. Anna completed the Charles G. Koch Internship and Associate Programs. In addition to her work at the Foundation for Economic Education, she also writes for a monthly blog, CapitalistChicks.com. Anna is originally from Latrobe, Pennsylvania and a graduate of Saint Vincent College. When she is not working, Anna enjoys watching Shark Week, spending time with her husband, and learning how to become a true “southerner” – one glass of sweet ice tea at a time.

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Economics and Holiday Cheer

DECEMBER 20, 2012 by ANNA RIDGE

We asked and you answered. What are some of your favorite holiday movies or songs that demonstrate economic principles? Here are the top three responses, that is, according to our biased holiday judge, Anna Ridge.

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ATTENTION All Holiday-Loving Econ Nerds!

DECEMBER 07, 2012 by ANNA RIDGE

What are some of your favorite holiday movies or songs that demonstrate economic principles? Submit a short paragraph about it and you could be featured on our blog this holiday season.

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