Q&A: Dr Manfredi La Manna

Originally published in Issue IV of the St Andrews Economist Dr Manfredi La Manna is a reader at the St Andrews University School of Economics & Finance. The following interview was conducted by Renzo Forastiero and Sanjana Sha.  SAE: Who inspired you? La Manna: After my first degree [in Italy], I came to the London School…

Q&A: Dr Ian Smith Senior Lecturer, University of St. Andrews School of Economics & Finance

Interview conducted by Maxime Seguin Why did you decide to become an economist? For most economists, markets are the fundamental economic institution.  Understanding their operation and outcomes matters to everyone.  As global wellbeing depends on economic choices, investigating mechanisms that link economic decisions to people’s welfare is profoundly important, though not easy. What is your…