Past Event

INET CORE project workshop at HM Treasury: Teaching economics as if the last three decades had happened

INET CORE project workshop at HM Treasury

Teaching economics as if the last three decades had happened

As part of the start-up phase of the project, the CORE project group in collaboration with Azim Premji University in Bangalore produced three pilots of on-line course material. You are welcome to look at the material. Please note that not all the interactive links are working and the pilots have not been through the review process. If you have trouble viewing the videos, right click and you should be able to download and view.

The pilots are available here:

www.coreeconomics.org

Username: coreeconomics

Password: bangalore

9:00

Registration

 

 

9:30-10:00

Dave Ramsden / Andrew Gurney HMT

Welcome

 

 

Anatole Kaletsky (Chair, INET Governing Board)

Introduction to INET

 

 

Wendy Carlin (UCL)

The CORE project & the aim of the meeting

 

 

Camila Cea

(University of Chile)

Being an economics student in a changing world

 

What do we know now that should be in the undergraduate curriculum?

10:00-11:00

Panel

Chair: Diane Coyle (Enlightenment)

 

 

Tim Harford 

(Financial Times)

Economics lessons from the Fryscraper

 

 

Bob Allen

(University of Oxford)

Teaching the long shadow of history

 

 

Juliet Schor

(Boston College)

Consumption and planetary boundaries

 

 

 

General discussion

 

 

 

 

 

11:00-11:15

Coffee break

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:15-12:00

Panel

Chair: Hugh Pym (BBC)

 

 

John Cassidy

(The New Yorker)

The three H's: History, Hubris, and Humility 

 

 

Martin Wolf

(Financial Times)

Money, credit and banking in the economy

 

 

Andy Haldane

(Bank of England)

Inductive economics

 

 

 

General discussion

 

How is the CORE project responding to these challenges?

12:00-13:00

Core Project

Chair: Richard Davies (The Economist)

 

 

Wendy Carlin (UCL)

Daniel Hojman (Kennedy School & University of Chile)

Rajiv Sethi (Barnard College, Columbia University)

Oscar Landerretche (University of Chile)

Andrei Bremzen (New Economic  School Moscow)

Arjun Jayadev   (Azim Premji University Bangalore)

Sam Bowles (Santa Fe Institute)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General discussion & wrap-up

 

 

Details:

11 November 2013 09:00 -


Economic Curriculum Development