The modern School of Economics at St Andrews University has a long history and is highly ranked today.
University of St Andrews
Economics has a long history at the University of St Andrews. It was first taught (as Political Economy) sometime before 1826 by Professor Thomas Chalmers.
The modern School of Economics was recently rated the ninth (equal) best in the UK by the Times Higher Educational Supplement (9th May 2003), achieved the highest possible rating in the last two external evaluations of teaching quality, and was awarded a 4 in the last Research Assessment Exercise.
The School is home to two research centres, the Centre for Research into Industry, Enterprise, Finance and the Firm (CRIEFF) and the Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomics (CDMA).
Environmental Economics and Environmental Policy
Professor Nick Hanley and Dr Eoin Mclaughlin teach on the SGPE. Further details can be found here: