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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Lucy Wright Editor-in-Chief
Lucy is a final year Economics and Modern History student from Lancashire, England. She has worked for the St Andrews Economist for three years, first as Theory Section Editor before being appointed Editor in Chief in 2020. Her interests include economic history, political economy and development economics.
Ming Lee Editor-in-Chief
Ming is a third year Economics student from Glasgow. Her writing interests include East Asian fiscal and monetary policy, and the region’s political interaction with the rest of the world.
Ross Alexander Hutton Editor
Ross is a third year Economics student from Broughty Ferry, Scotland. His writing focuses on socio-economic issues with a political insight.
Laura Da Silva Editor
Laura is a third year Economics student from Johannesburg, South Africa. She is interested in development economics, public policy and social justice.
Thomas Pigatto Editor
Tommy is a fourth year International Relations student from Chicago, USA. He enjoys reading about history and current events, particularly in regards to the Sino-American relationship, Chinese domestic and foreign policy, and global attitudes towards China and the United States.
Armaan Gheewala Editor
Armaan is a third year economics student from London, UK.
Cameron Fulton Editor
Cameron is a fourth year Economics student with a fascination for European politics and markets. He has worked for the St Andrews Economist during his final two years at St Andrews, and was previously a writer for the Theory Section.
Rudra Sen Editor
Rudra is a third year International Relations Student from New Delhi, India. He particularly focuses on the socio-political issues in India and its diplomatic relations in the subcontinent.
Elliott Vavitsas Editor
Elliott is a second year International Relations and Economics student from Toronto, Canada. His interests are the impacts of economic conditions on the foreign affairs of states, and Political Economy.
Dhruv Shah Editor
Dhruv is a final year Economics and International Relations student from Glasgow. He has worked for the St Andrews Economist for two years, writing primarily on the Middle East and North Africa region. His interests include international political economy along with security issues within the Middle East and Asia-Pacific region.
Amelia Brown Editor
Amelia is a fourth year Psychology and Economics student from the United States, interested in consumer behavior and how it affects socio-economic and political issues.
Paula Plechschmidt Editor
Science & Technology
Paula is a third 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.
Leo Le Borgne Editor
Leo is a third 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.
Cassi Ainsworth-Grace Editor
Cassi is a fourth year Economics student from Sydney, Australia. She has a passion for macroeconomics and challenging the current economic theory in her writing.
Harry Street Editor
Harry is a fourth year Economics undergraduate from Leeds, UK. His main interests include development and political economics.
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.