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Sunday, November 18, 2018

World Economy This Week

United States’ federal budget deficit amounted to $779 bn for the fiscal year ending 30 September. It has increased to 3.9 per cent of...

The Dating Market: The Economics of a Relationship

Finding love is a hot commodity—something heavily in demand, but not so easily obtained. What I would like to argue is that the “Dating...

Making Money Moves: A Guide to Renting Flats in St Andrews

The scene is set: after living in halls for at least your first year, you’ve decided you need your own place. But where do...

Embracing Social Enterprise with Enactus St Andrews

St Andrew’s entrepreneurial spirit this year is vivified by the prevalent presence of Enactus. Though the society is not new to St Andrews, they...

The Experiential vs Material Purchase Dilemma

Among today’s consumerist trends sparks the rapid rise of consumption for experiences. Long gone are the days when shopping is centered around brick-and-mortar retail....

The Quant Conference Returns

When I last spoke to Nikita Fadeev, who graduated from St Andrews this past spring with an undergraduate degree in mathematics, he was in...

On Co-determination

The 2018 Labour Conference brought with it a raft of new proposals, but none attracted as much press as Labour’s proposals to force large...

World Economy This Week

A resolution to the trade war between the USA and China remained a distant prospect, as new tariffs came into force. The Trump administration...

World Economy This Week

In the ongoing China-US trade war, President Donald Trump’s administration plans to unveil fresh tariffs on $200bn in Chinese products, as Beijing is debating...

Is Tesla a Financial Basket Case?

Over the past year, the previously impervious Tesla Incorporated has been through the ringer. A company that only last April passed Ford to become...