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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Knowing When to Stop: The Law of Diminishing Returns

As we approach finals, the law of diminishing returns seems to be an apt topic relating to productivity. You’ve perhaps heard the phrase, “Work...

Economics Cost of WWI in Britain

In the eternal debate over the United Kingdom’s role in the world, a chronology of Britain’s relative decline in global status is usually constructed...

Resume Builders

Three ways to use your winter well if you don't have an internship There are a myriad of reasons why you might not be planning...

Weekly Wrap-Up

The trade war between the US and China continues. The US criticised China’s “empire and aggression” in Asia. Nothing new here.  UK-exposed stocks, including RBS,...

Weekly Wrap-Up

The trade war between the US and China continues. The US criticised China’s “empire and aggression” in Asia. Nothing new here.  UK-exposed stocks, including RBS,...

Shark Tank Lingo: Demystifying Mr. Wonderful’s Creative Deals

“I’m Out. Take it behind the barn and shoot it”, says Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful. In its nine years running, Shark Tank has...

Tools for the Future: What the Careers Centre Can Offer You

As the weather begins to chill and the leaves start to change color, every St Andrews student recognises the change of season—internship season that...

St Andrews Economists: An Interview with Dr. Paul Egan

Far along the Scores, deep within the charming walls of Castlecliffe, resides Dr. Paul Gerard Egan. Dr. Egan, an associate lecturer, joined the School...

Climate Change and the Hard Questions Posed

The world is ending. But, policymakers are asking, how expensive will it be to prevent, or to cope with? Such are the hard economic questions...

2018 Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Yale Professor William Nordhaus...

On 8 October, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences named Yale’s professor William D. Nordhaus and NYU School of Business’ professor Paul M. Romer...