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Men in “Feminine” Fields: The Glass Escalator Theory

There has been much news coverage concerning the concept of the “glass ceiling,” which describes the transparent promotion barrier facing minority ‒ particularly women...

Haggling: The Economics and The Art

The practice of haggling is prevalent in many cultures. Whether one sees it as part of a travelling experience, an opportunity to save money,...

A Guide to Saving Your Hard-Earned Cash in St Andrews

So, it’s a new year here at the University of St Andrews and already your calendar is filling up with activities. Some are bound...

The Journey of Brora Cashmere

Illustration: Brora Twenty-five years ago, Victoria Stapleton’s parents bought an interest in a tweed mill in Brora, a small village in the Scottish Highlands with...

Simple tips for travel

Sitting down with a calendar, laptop, and guide book to plan a trip is never as easy as imagining how nice a weekend away...

Universal Basic Income: A Debate

Starting in 2020, the world’s hippest social experiment will be arriving in St Andrews: the Universal Basic Income. First given funding for design and...

St Andrews bids farewell to Bella Italia and Bibi’s Bakery

This weekend saw two popular St Andrews establishments shut their doors for the last time. Both Bibi’s Bakery and Bella Italia recently opted to...

The history of Jannettas: from a signmaker’s mistake to a global...

Jannettas Gelateria was already bustling when I arrived at 9:30 am on a Thursday. With Easter arriving that weekend and sunny weather coming later...

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...

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...