Seminar october 2021

New approaches and challenges for university education

The Audeo Foundation's 1st Annual Seminar brings together a group of leading international academic personalities and experts to reflect on the new challenges of university education.

Through a program made up of eight presentations, issues such as education in economics and finance, STEM disciplines, active learning, the creation of inclusive educational environments, and the keys to achieving equity and student success will be addressed.


October 28



Luis Garicano will open the seminar and will be in charge of moderating the first presentations

Member of the European Parliament D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.


15:30 - 16:45 hrs

"Long-term retention of skills: How to make it stick after the course is over".

Douglas McKee. Cornell University.


17:00 - 18:15 hrs

Mind the gap: Active learning improves equity in STEM classrooms.

Elli Theobald. Washington University

October 29 2021




Maia Güell will moderate the presentations on Friday morning.

Maia Güell. D. in Economics from the London School of Economics and is a Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh.


09:30 - 10:45 hrs

"Experiential learning with experiments".

Member of the European Parliament D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.


11:00 - 12:15 hrs

Parama and Cloda teach together:

"Coping with Covid in Our Classes: An Evaluation of Adaptable Teaching and Learning Design in Economics".

Parama Chaudhury. University College London.

Cloda Jenkins. University College London.


12:30 - 13:45 hrs

"The Future of Assessments: Lessons from the Pandemic".

Stefania Paredes-Fuentes. University of Warwick.




Antonio Cabrales will moderate the presentations on friday afternoon.

Antonio Cabrales has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California in San Diego and is a professor at the Carlos III University of Madrid. He is also the Executive Vice President of the European Economic Association.


15:30 - 16:45 hrs

"The Future of Economic Education: Challenges and Opportunities".

Abdullah al Bahrani. Northern Kentucky University.


17:00 - 18:15 hrs

"Touring the Difference-in-differences credibility revolution".

Scott Cunningham. Baylor University.

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