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Friday, January 18, 2019

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...

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...

The Chinese Housing Crisis

Here in the United Kingdom, one of the biggest issues facing the British people and the British economy is the perennial high cost of...

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...

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...

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...

Investing in Inventions: The Future’s Not Always Clear

One basic premise of the stock market surrounds the idea of early investment in business ventures which have the potential to grow and attract...

The Costs of a Flight Risk at Gatwick

On December 19, Gatwick Airport was forced to shut down its runways for two days, following a ‘deliberate’ drone flight which invaded official airspace...

Out-of-hours Services for GPs in Fife Cancelled

Temporary closure of out-of-hours GP cover in Fife as a result of staff shortages has concerned local residents. As of last Monday, primary care...

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...