Philip Hedges

Principal Lecturer

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Philip Hedges is Course Leader of the MSc in International Economic Policy and Analysis and Module Leader for undergraduate dissertations, Strategy and Appraisal in Economics, and Applied Economic Research and Appraisal.  He is also the Module Leader of Human Resource Management in a Business Context for the Masters in Human Resource Management. His subject specialism is industrial organisation and economics, in particular the links between product variety, innovation and market structure. Recent research includes statistical analyses of the mismatch between quantitative skills and expectations of new undergraduates, the characteristics of success in Government Economic Service skill assessments, the national value of branding, flexibility in small firms, and the costs and benefits of social housing.

Education

BA Economic History (Liverpool), PGCE (Staffordshire), MA Economics (Staffordshire), PGCHE (Westminster)

2017

Flipping the Classroom: Practical Aspects and Potential Outcomes (2017)
Hedges, P.F. 2017. Flipping the Classroom: Practical Aspects and Potential Outcomes. Developments in Economics Education Conference 2017. University College London 07 to end of 08 Sep 2017

2015

Why Assessment Format Matters (2015)
Hedges, P.F. 2015. Why Assessment Format Matters. Developments in Economics Education 2015 Conference. University of Birmingham 10 to end of 11 Sep 2015

2013

Student Choices of Topic Areas: What Can We Learn? (2013)
Hedges, P.F. and Urwin, P.J. 2013. Student Choices of Topic Areas: What Can We Learn? Developments in Economics Education conference 2013. University of Exeter 05 to end of 06 Sep 2013

2011

Developing and Assessing the Communication Skills of MSc Applied Economics Students (2011)
Hedges, P.F. and Urwin, P.J. 2011. Developing and Assessing the Communication Skills of MSc Applied Economics Students. Developments in Economics Education conference 2011. London School of Political Science and Economics 06 to end of 07 Sep 2011

2009

Designing a new Masters in Applied Economics (2009)
Hedges, P.F. and Urwin, P.J. 2009. Designing a new Masters in Applied Economics. Developments in Economics Education conference 2011. Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 09 Sep 0009 to end of 10 Nov 2009

2008

Becoming a Government Economist: Who Passes, Who Fails? (2008)
Hedges, P.F., Urwin, P.J. and Buscha, F. 2008. Becoming a Government Economist: Who Passes, Who Fails? The Royal Economic Society Conference 2008. University of Warwick 17 to end of 19 Mar 2008

2007

What makes a good government economist? (2007)
Hedges, P.F., Urwin, P.J. and Buscha, F. 2007. What makes a good government economist? Developments in Economics Education conference 2007. University of Cambridge 06 to end of 07 Sep 2007

2006

Comparing Business Students' Perceptions of their Skills and Abilities with Actual Performance: Does Over-Confidence Influence Progression to Level 5? (2006)
Hedges, P.F. and Urwin, P.J. 2006. Comparing Business Students' Perceptions of their Skills and Abilities with Actual Performance: Does Over-Confidence Influence Progression to Level 5? European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Conference 2006. Northumbria University

2005

Student perceptions of quantitative skills abilities, and subsequent performance in quantitative skills training (2005)
Urwin, P.J. and Hedges, P.F. 2005. Student perceptions of quantitative skills abilities, and subsequent performance in quantitative skills training. 7th Athens Institute for Education and Research, International Conference on Education. Athens, Greece 20-22 May 2005

2014

Housing policy in high-density global cities: a cost benefit model of sub-market rental accommodation in Central London (2014)
D'Costa, S., Urwin, P.J., Hedges, P.F., Rich, V. and Lister, M. 2014. Housing policy in high-density global cities: a cost benefit model of sub-market rental accommodation in Central London. Dolphin Square Foundation.

2008

The role of brands in UK economy and society (2008)
Urwin, P.J., Karuk, V., Hedges, P.F. and Auton, F. 2008. The role of brands in UK economy and society. Commissioned by the British Brands Group.
Valuing brands in the UK economy (2008)
Urwin, P.J., Karuk, V., Hedges, P.F. and Auton, F. 2008. Valuing brands in the UK economy. London Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, commissioned by the British Brands Group.

2006

Undergraduate student perceptions of quantitative skills abilities, and subsequent performance in quantitative skills testing (2006)
Urwin, P.J. and Hedges, P.F. 2006. Undergraduate student perceptions of quantitative skills abilities, and subsequent performance in quantitative skills testing. in: Kyriakidou, N. (ed.) International reflections on education and business Athens, Greece ATINER. pp. 201-214

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