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University of Dundee

Dalhousie Building

75 Old Hawkhill

Dundee

DD1 5EN

United Kingdom

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This one-day Conference:

- engages in the debate about the need for novel and alternative approaches to economics teaching and research;

- deals also with educational and pedagogical issues;

- includes a panel of students who participate in and contribute actively to the conference by providing their reflections and experiences about being taught economics at the university;

- hosts presentations from authors of the book “Post-Crash Economics: Pluralist and Heterodox Ideas in Teaching and Research” edited by Carlo Morelli and Omar Feraboli;

- aims at bringing together academics and students who are committed to maintaining and developing an economics discipline which has relevance and realism to contemporary economic questions;

- is expected to provide an opportunity for both academics and students to share knowledge and experiences about teaching and learning economics at university.

Conference Programme

Wednesday 20th June 2018, University of Dundee

Rooms 2F14 & 2F15 , Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill

9:15 – 9:45 Registration, tea and coffee

9:45 – 10:00 Welcome

10:00 – 11:15 Experiences and Reflections on being taught undergraduate economics

Students’ Panel: Dan Waring, University of Dundee; Rachael Swann, University of Dundee; Braden Davy, University of Dundee; Patrick Hamilton, University of Dundee; Tim Elliott, Heriot-Watt University

11:15 – 11:50 Personal reflections on the opportunities and challenges of working with corporate stakeholders

Dr Robbie Mochrie, Heriot-Watt University

11:50 – 12:25 Module choices by Chinese students on postgraduate business degrees

Dr Yin Zhang, University of Dundee

12:25 – 13:25 Lunch

13:25 – 14:00 The Present State of Economics: Errors and Omissions Excepted

Dr Dirk Ehnts, University of Flensburg and Institute for International Political Economy, Berlin

14:00 – 14:35 In the Beginning…… An analysis of the starting topics in the traditional first year economics curriculum

Dr Martin Jones, University of Dundee

14:35 – 15:10 Speculation or investing: good or bad?

Dr Tim Johnson, Heriot-Watt University

15:10 – 15:30 Tea & Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:05 Reciprocity in Relationship Marketing. An Experimental and Behavioural Economic Study

Lucy Macfarlane, University of Dundee, 4th-year student

16:05 – 16:40 Butterflies and Black Swans: Problems economic models face modelling an inherently complex world

Eetan Hawkins, University of Dundee, 4th-year student

16:40 – 17:00 Closing remarks

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University of Dundee

Dalhousie Building

75 Old Hawkhill

Dundee

DD1 5EN

United Kingdom

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