The St Andrews Economist is the official publication of the St Andrews Economics Society. Our articles cover global and current affairs, academic theory, economic policies and trends.
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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 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.
Leo Le Borgne Editor
Leo is a second year German and international relations student. Originally from Montréal Canada, he now resides in London. He enjoys reading about international investment law, political economy, and Latin American regional studies.
Ross Alexander Hutton 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 Editor
Tom is a fourth-year Modern History student from Cambridgeshire. His interests include automation, blockchain technology, and the intersection between politics and industry.
Satyajit Mohanan 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 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 Editor
Science & Technology
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.
Amelia Brown Editor
Amelia is a third year Psychology and Economics student from the United States, interested in consumer behavior and how it affects socio-economic and political issues.
Adam Strømme, 2015-2017
Adam Strømme was Founder and an Editor-in-Chief of the St Andrews Economist from 2015-2017. He graduated with an Upper Second Class with Honours in Economics and International Relations
Devon Maloney, 2015-2017
Devon Maloney was Founder and an Editor-in-Chief of the St Andrews Economist from 2015-2017. She graduated with an Upper Second Class with Honours in Geography.
Alex Hayes, 2017-2019
Alex Hayes was an Editor-in-Chief from 2017 to 2019. He graduated with an Upper Second Class degree in International Relations and Geography.
Kyra Ward, 2018-2019
Kyra Ward was an Editor in Chief from 2018-2019. She graduated in International Relations and Economics Second class Honours.
Polen Türkmen, 2018-2019
Polen Türkmen was an Editor-in-Chief from 2018 to 2019. She graduated in 2019 with a Philosophy (Hons) degree and is now focusing on international affairs.
Jurin Katayama, 2019-2020
Jurin Katayama was an Editor-in-Chief from 2019 to 2020. She is an elected trustee at the UN House Scotland and a fourth year Biology and Economics student.
Ali Drabu, 2019-2020
Ali Drabu was an Editor in Chief from 2019 to 2020. He studied International Relations, graduating with an Upper Second Class.
Delany Higgins, 2019-2020
Delany Higgins was an Editor-in-Chief from 2019 to 2020. She graduated in 2020 with First Class Honours in Modern History and Art History.