Economics Network News http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/news/centre en Case study: Forecast encompassing tests as a means of forecast comparison http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/node/2683 <p><a href="http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/showcase/cook_encompassing">The latest addition to our Ideas Bank</a> is another case study from Prof Steve Cook of Swansea University in his series on&nbsp;forecasting. It comes with a downloadable EViews file to illustrate the use of forecast encompassing tests.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:54:04 +0000 admin 2683 at http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk Teaching Symposium for early career lecturers and teaching assistants http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/node/2633 <p><strong>Date:</strong> 2nd April 2014<br /> <span style="font-size: 1em; line-height: 1.3em;"><strong>Venue:</strong> London School of Economics, London</span></p> <p>This event is degined to follow on from the Economics Network autumn workshops. It will focus on building confidence when teaching, innovations in economics education and how to teach specific topics in the economics curriculum.</p> <p><a href="http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/events/teachingsymp">Further information on this event</a>.</p> Teaching Assistants and New Lecturers Mon, 13 Jan 2014 14:22:13 +0000 Ashley 2633 at http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk Economics teaching event at HM Treasury, Nov 2013 http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/node/2632 <p>On 11 November 2013, HM Treasury hosted a workshop entitled&nbsp;<em>Teaching economics as if the last three decades had happened</em>.</p> <p>This event was both the next instalment in Diane Coyle&#39;s project to discuss and evaluate the relevance of the economics curriculum and the launch of the INET CORE project, an international effort to change the core curriculum.</p> <p><a href="/sites/default/files/Ashley/Article%20on%20HM%20Treasury%20Event.pdf">Read the EN&#39;s full report of the event</a>.</p> Curriculum and Content Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:47:55 +0000 Ashley 2632 at http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk New Lecturers residential workshop, 18-19 October, Manchester http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/node/2537 <p>The Economics Network runs residential two-day workshops specifically designed to meet the needs of new and early-career lecturers in economics. The next workshop is in the University of Manchester on the 18-19 October. The event is free to all new and early economics lecturers at UK higher education institutions <a href="http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/events/newlecs">and online booking is available</a>.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:51:51 +0000 admin 2537 at http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk Economics Network teaching awards 2013: winners & commendations http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/node/2536 <p>The <a href="http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/awards/2013">full list of this year&#39;s award winners</a> is online, and the <a href="http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/awards/past">list of all winners to date</a>&nbsp;has been updated. Congratulations to everyone mentioned!</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:11:20 +0000 admin 2536 at http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk