News from the Economics Network

The Economics Network have just published a report into the Skills and Knowledge of the Graduate Economist written by Richard O’Doherty, Deborah Street and Chris Webber of the University of the West of England, Bristol. The report aims to “understand employers’ requirements of Economics graduates, to establish whether they think these graduates generally possess the required skills and knowledge and to reveal any clear shortfalls in order to inform the UK Economics academic community.”

DEE conference logoThe 2007 Developments in Economics Education (DEE) Conference (formerly known as DEBE) will be held in the Møller Centre, Cambridge, UK on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th September. It is now open for bookings and features keynotes from Tim Harford, the Undercover Economist, David Hendry of Oxford University and Andy Ross of the Government Economic Service and HM Treasury.

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