24th Australasian Teaching Economics Conference
Lecture Theatre 3.008
198 Berkeley Street
The 24th Australasian Teaching Economics Conference will explore the theme of managing diversity: designing curriculum and teaching economics effectively to students with diverse backgrounds, skills and interests.
The conference will focus on discussing challenges and research-led best practices related to teaching diverse students, including local and international students, female students, those with diverse academic skills and students from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. The conference will also focus on initiating and strengthening links between tertiary-level and secondary school economics teachers to enhance quality of teaching and learning.
Jacqui Dwyer, Head of Information Department
Head of Information Department
Reserve Bank of Australia
Jacqui Dwyer is one of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s senior economists. She has worked in various roles at the Bank involving economic research, analysis of economic conditions and central bank communication. She established the Bank’s business liaison program and more recently its public education program. Jacqui has also worked as an economist at the Bank of England, the Queensland Treasury and the former Bureau of Agricultural Economics.
Associate Professor William Goffe, Associate Teaching Professor of Economics
Associate Professor William Goffe
Associate Teaching Professor of Economics
Penn State University
Dr. Bill Goffe received his education at the University of Virginia (BA in math and economics) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (PhD in economics). He has been teaching at Penn State since the Fall of 2012. He has published in the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, and the Journal of Economic Education. He is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Education and is a member of the American Economic Association's Committee on Economic Education.
Professor Wendy Carlin, Professor of Economics
Professor Wendy Carlin
Professor of Economics
University College London
Wendy Carlin is Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL) and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She is leading an international project the CORE project to reform the undergraduate economics curriculum. The CORE project has produced an openaccess ebook for a first course in economics, which is being used at UCL, Sciences Po, Toulouse School of Economics, Humboldt University and many other universities around the world. Her research focuses on macroeconomics, institutions and economic performance, and the economics of transition. She is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel of the UK's Office for Budget Responsibility. She has coauthored with David Soskice three macroeconomics books: Macroeconomics and the Wage Bargain (OUP, 1990), Macroeconomics: Imperfections, Institutions and Policies (OUP, 2006) and Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability and the Financial System (OUP, 2015). The third book integrates the financial system into the macroeconomic model to allow for analysis of financial cycles as well as business cycles and growth.