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Economic Education Advisor Receives Awards

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Andrew HillPhoto Credit: Kathy Atkinson,
University of Delaware

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Economic Education Advisor Andrew Hill received two awards in October for his work in the field of economic education from the National Association of Economic Educators and the University of Delaware.

Hill received the Bessie B. Moore Service Award from the National Association of Economic Educators. Presented at the organization’s national conference in Kansas City, the Moore Award commends economic educators who are committed to excellence and innovation in their field.

Hill was also presented with the University of Delaware’s Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement, which honors graduates of the past 20 years who have exhibited leadership in their fields. He received the award along with five other University of Delaware alumni. He is also a 2001 recipient of the University of Delaware Excellence in Teaching award.

Hill is a three-time graduate of the University of Delaware. He received his bachelor’s degree in 1996, his master’s degree in 1997, and his Ph.D. in 2003, all in economics.

Before joining the Reserve Bank in 2002, Hill was a visiting assistant professor of economic education at Washington College in Chestertown, MD. Since 2009, he has been an adjunct professor of economics at Temple University. Since 2011, Hill has served on the writing committee for the National Standards for Personal Financial Literacy and on the Pennsylvania Task Force on Personal Finance and Economic Education. He has published articles in Social Education, Social Studies and the Young Learner, and the Journal of Consumer Education.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank and savings and loan holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. It is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank serves eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

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