Economics news round-up

The Economics Network have issued a call for papers for consideration for their upcoming Developments in Economics Education (DEE) conference, to be held in Cambridge in September. Plus there are still a few days left to fill in their survey of economics lecturers, which includes  the chance to win a Pocket PC.

Over on the Economics in Action blog this week, Intute: Economics have been contributing to their coverage of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. Romesh’s Greatest Hits are a Top 10 style run down of some of the Economics stories he has covered over the past year and enhanced with links to further Internet websites.

… and finally this week saw the release of a new 20 pound note featuring the famous economist and philosopher Adam Smith, the first Scotsman to feature on an English banknote. The Bank of England website features a webcast of Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, talking about Adam Smith.

Search Intute: Economics for more on the topics of banknotes, money and Adam Smith