Steve Cook of Swansea University Business School has shared a short case study, including a downloadable Excel spreadsheet, about demonstrating the diversification effect and related issues.
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New Case Study: Teaching Portfolio Theory
New Case Study: Time Series Decomposition: A practical example using a classic data set
From Steve Cook of Swansea University, our latest case study "provides a discussion of time series decomposition along a data set and solutions illustrating its application using real world data, drawn from a classic article in applied econometrics." It comes with a downloadable spreadsheet containing the data, solutions and notes.
Two new case studies from GTAs
Two attendees at our Graduate Teaching Assistants' workshop have given us case studies. In "Teaching economics to social scientists: is current practice fit for purpose?" Eric Golson talks about firing up students' interest with real-world examples. In "Case Study from a GTA Workshop" Suparna Ray writes about the different skills a GTA has to develop, and how an Economics Network workshop helped.
Forthcoming Economics Network Events
(run by Loughborough University)
A one day event introducing student, graduate, employer and educator perspectives on employability.
The Network hosts the biennial Developments in Economics Education (DEE) Conference (formerly DEBE).
DEE 2013 will take place on the 5th and 6th September 2013 at the University of Exeter.
Economics Network Autumn Workshops
The Economics Network plans to run its autumn series of workshops for graduate teaching assistants and new lecturers again in 2013. For information on these workshops, please visit the 2012 webpages for GTAs and early careers lecturers. Further details will be released in the summer.
The 2013 annual RES conference was held at Royal Holloway, University of London from Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th April 2013.
The 2013 annual conference of the SES took place from Monday 8th to Wednesday 10th April 2013.
- Inomics database of economics conferences: searchable according to time, location and JEL classification
- Royal Economic Society conference diary
- The Econometrics Journal's list of conferences
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Please note that if you wish to attend any teaching and learning events, you can apply to the HEA Travel Fund, which will pay for travel and accommodation. For more information, please visit the HEA website.