The Economics Network

Improving economics teaching and learning for over 20 years

DEE 2019 Conference

Themes and session types for DEE 2019

The Economics Network is pleased to announce that it will be holding its biennial international Developments in Economics Education conference at the University of Warwick on Wednesday 11th to Friday 13th September 2019.

The call for papers has closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted a session- they are now being reviewed.

Session types

DEE 2019 session proposals should focus on research or practice in economics education and can be one of the following:

  • Papers - Paper sessions will last 30 minutes (to include 5 or 10 minutes for questions). If your submission is accepted, we also encourage you to submit a full paper to the International Review of Economics Education .
  • Interactive workshops - The interactive workshop sessions will be 45 minutes long and place an emphasis on discussion and group activities over presentation (i.e. presentations should last no longer than 10 minutes in total).

Conference focus

We will have streams within the conference on two main themes:

  • Graduate employability skills (linked to our employability project)
  • Online learning and assessment (linked to a special issue of IREE)

We also welcome submissions on any other topic relating to advancements and innovation in economics education, for example:

  • Recent changes in higher education and the impact on economics education
  • Engaging and motivating students
  • Inclusivity and diversity
  • Developing student skills and employability
  • Curriculum structure, content and reform
  • Teaching mathematics and statistics
  • Using narrative in teaching
  • Assessment and feedback
  • Classroom experiments and games
  • Problem-based learning and case studies
  • Pedagogical research in economics

The call for papers has now closed.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in teaching economics at HE level (whether to economics or other students), especially:

- Lecturers in higher and further education
- Graduate teaching assistants
- Library and information staff
- Teaching support staff
- Staff developers

Past DEE conferences