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Revisiting the State of Economics Education

This one-day event was designed as a follow up to Diane Coyle's conference at the Bank of England in 2012, which led to the publication of What's the use of economics: teaching the dismal science after the crisis.

Date: 17 March 2015

Venue: Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London

Panels at the event covered employer perspectives, reform of the economics curriculum, a review of the new CORE syllabus and a special Bank of England session on their 'One Bank Research Agenda'.


Delegate List

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TimeSession titleSpeakers/ panelists
10:00IntroductionDiane Coyle

Employer-curriculum engagement

One Bank Research Agenda (OBRA)

Andy Haldane & Sujit Kapadia
11:15Implementing a new CORE

Chair: Alvin Birdi

Panel: Ralf Becker, Wendy Carlin, Ha-Joon Chang, Frederick Henwood, Teresa Steininger

1:15pmBroadening the curriculum

Chair: Eric Pentecost

Panel: Maeve Cohen, Andrew Mearman, Alex Teytelboym

2:20Engaging students with real-world data

Chair: Andy Ross

Panel: Richard Davies, Jonathan Haskel, Steve Pischke

3:50Remaining challenges

Chair: Karen Mumford

Panel: Charlie Bean, Victoria Chick, Alan Kirman, Dave Ramsden