The Economics Network

Improving economics teaching and learning for over 20 years

Ashley Lait, Centre Manager

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As Centre Manager, Ashley:

  • Organises, coordinates and manages events including conferences and national and departmental workshops
  • Coordinates, manages and edits publications, for example the Economic Review and Economics Network newsletters
  • Supports the editorial board of the International Review of Economics Education
  • Develops, implements and manages thematic projects and schemes for the dissemination and implementation of good practice in learning and teaching, for example the student focus group scheme, the annual awards scheme
  • Develops teaching resources and documentation for the Network's workshops and ensure they meet the criteria for Royal Economic Society and Scottish Economic Society endorsement
  • Researches into economics teaching and learning, including surveys, focus groups, data collection and analysis
  • Identifies needs within the UK Higher Education economics community through literature reviews, surveys and focus groups
  • ​Works with external contacts to support thematic projects and the Network's research


Please send all queries to
or call 0117 4282451