The St Andrews Economist is the official publication of the St Andrews Economics Society. We hope to bring to you a range of articles on current affairs, academic theory, economic policies and trends.
If you are interested in submitting a piece, joining our team or suggesting an article, send an email to one of our editors. We accept pieces from all University of St Andrews staff and students (studying economics or otherwise).
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Jurin Katayama Flores Editor-in-Chief
Jurin is a fourth-year joint honours Biology and Economics student from Japan and the Philippines. Her research interests include international development, income inequality, and climate change mitigation. Outside university, she spends her time working at a restaurant (to earn travel money), writing for different outlets, and hosting potlucks.
Ryan Morrice Editor-in-Chief
Ryan is a fourth year Computer Science and Economics student from Scotland.
Lucy Wright Editor-in-Chief
Lucy is a third year Economics and History student from Lancashire, England. Her interests include economic history, political economy and development economics.
Camille Capelle Editor
Africa & The Middle East
Camille is a fourth year Arabic and Modern History student from Belgium. Her academic interests are Middle Eastern history, development economics and identity politics.
Peter Hourston Europe Editor
Peter is a fourth year Economics and International Relations undergraduate and recently spent a semester at Sciences Po Paris. His writing interests include the European Union’s place in the world (European Strategic Autonomy and enlargement) and economic and monetary integration.
Annie Smith South America Editor
Annie is a fourth year English and Spanish student from the United States, interested in pursuing a career in journalism.
Ross Alexander Hutton United Kingdom Editor
Ross is a second year Economics and Management undergraduate student from Broughty Ferry, Scotland. His writing focuses on socio-economic issues with a political insight.
Tom Woods Business Editor
Tom is a third-year Modern History student from Cambridgeshire. His interests include automation, blockchain technology, and the intersection between politics and industry.
Satyajit Mohanan Asia-Pacific Editor
Satyajit is a fourth year student studying International Relations. Originally from India, his writings focus on foreign affairs, political economy and Indian affairs. Satyajit intends to scrutinize policy decisions and uphold his practice of critical journalism through his articles.
Cassi Ainsworth-Grace Theory Editor
Cassi is a third-year Economics and Modern History student from Sydney, Australia. She has a passion for macroeconomics and challenging the current economic theory in her writing.
Paula Plechschmidt Science & Technology Editor
Paula is a second year Mathematics student from Munich, Germany. She is especially interested in the relationship between finance and technology and how they can complement each other to create value for society.