Mark Bailey

Collaborative learning for UG Economics at Ulster and Coventry

An Economics Network funded project, 2008-9

Institution: University of Ulster and Coventry University
Project leaders: Mark Bailey, University of Ulster and Keith Gray, Coventry University

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Skill Development in Industrial Economics

Mark Bailey, University of Ulster at Jordanstown
Contact: Mark Bailey
University of Ulster at Jordanstown (UUJ)
Published February 2004

The strategy

One of the learning outcomes of Industrial Economics, a 2nd year option on the single honours Economics degree, is that students should "be able to participate in discussions about analytical and policy issues in industrial economics". This requires the students not to just repeat theoretical expositions but to be able to both critique/analyse these theoretical expositions and to apply theory to the real world.