RES 2022 Conference Special Session: Education and Training Committee and the Economics Network


The Royal Economic Society will be holding a range of special sessions at the 2022 Annual Conference, including those presented by Royal Economic Society committees.

One of the sessions that will be held include a special session from the Royal Economic Society Education and Training Committee and the Economics Network on 13 April.

The session is a joint effort that will be covering some lessons learned from practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be done through a review of pedagogical papers about economics education.

It will be presented by three professional experts within the sector along with Professor Denise Hawkes (Anglia Ruskin University) as chair and Dr Steven Proud (University of Bristol) as discussant.

Below is an overview of what to expect from the session:

Topic: A systematic literature review of pedagogical papers in Economics Education 2020-2021: Insights from our collective practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

Chair: Professor Denise Hawkes (Anglia Ruskin University and Chair of the RES Education and Training Committee)


  • Dr Tesfa Mehari (University of Greenwich and Researcher for the report)
  • Professor Caroline Elliott (University of Warwick and Deputy Director of Economics Network)
  • Professor Alvin Birdi (University of Bristol and Director of Economics Network)

Discussant: Dr Steven Proud (University of Bristol and Chair of E&T Subcommittee on Taught Economics)

To join the special session, book your place for the Conference here.