We warmly welcome to the School Professor David Jaeger from City University of New York. David is well known for his research in the areas of labour, applied econometrics, and conflict. Congratulations on his recent appointment as CEPR Research Fellow.
The School of Economics and Finance has been ranked as the top economics department in the UK according to the Guardian University League Tables 2020 and second best according to the latest Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. The University of St Andrews itself has been named UK University of the Year.
Three studentships open to applications from Home/EU and international students, including stipend and tuition fee waiver. See our PhD Programme pages for further information.
The School is delighted to announce its intention to award up to three £5,000 scholarships to selected successful applicants for its MSc in Economics programme with entry in September 2020. For more information about the scholarships, please follow this link.
The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science is delighted to announce the launch of the Student-led Open Competition for PhD study commencing in Autumn 2020.
Congratulations to our students Victoria Haver and Erica Stephan for being selected as one of the two runner-up participants in the Royal Economic Society Video Competition for their video on "Climate Changing the Market". Well done!
We are saddened to announce the passing of our colleague, Honorary Professor Andrew (Andy) Hughes-Hallett. Andy was Professor of Economics here in our School of Economics and Finance, for nine years (2007 to 2016). During this time, as well as teaching, and continuing with top-rank academic publishing, Andy was a major policy figure on the Scottish scene (e.g. as Member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the Scottish Government, 2007 to 2015), which provided an exemplar of outreach and impact. Please read the complete obituary here (PDF, 210 KB) in honour of Andy's memory.
The School of Economics and Finance has been successful in achieving an Athena SWAN Bronze Award. Athena SWAN awards recognise commitment to the advancement of gender equality in academic, professional and support roles, recognising departments and institutions taking action to identify and overcome barriers to career progression for all.