Alex McQuitty


Alex completed his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Edinburgh in 2021, before completing the MSc in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics in 2022. He is now a first year PhD student studying Labour-Macro and Technological Change.


  • BEng (hons) Mechanical Engineering, 2021, University of Edinburgh
  • MSc Mathematical Economics and Econometrics, 2022, University of Edinburgh

Undergraduate teaching

  • Economic Principles (2023/24)

Research summary

Alex's research interests are labor-macro and the economics of technological change, with a focus on modeling heterogeneity of assets and the distribution of wealth and inequality.