05 October 2010

Lifetime achievement award for Economics teaching

A lifetime achievement award has been presented to Roy Bailey from the Department of Economics.

The award from the national Economics Network is for Roy's outstanding contribution to the study of Economics and in particular recognises the commitment, enthusiasm and innovation he has brought to teaching the subject.

The Economics Network is part of the Higher Education Academy and is supported by the Royal Economic Society.

Professor Eric Smith said:  'I am sure everyone in the University and in the Department will agree that the award is certainly well deserved.

'On behalf of the Department, I want to sincerely congratulate him on this achievement.

'This is an exceptional honour for Roy who set the standard for excellence here at Essex and in the profession over his entire career.'

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