Professor Alex Trew

  • Professor in Economics (Economics)

telephone: 0901
email: Alex.Trew@glasgow.ac.uk

Adam Smith Business School, Room 207, Main Building, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-8689-9480

Biography

Alex was educated at Durham University, the University of Warwick and the University of St Andrews. Prior to joining the University of Glasgow in July 2019, he was a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of St Andrews. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research interests

Alex is a member of the School's Macroeconomics research cluster.

Areas of expertise: 

  • Economic geography
  • Economic growth
  • Economic history
  • Financial development

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2020 | 2019 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2012 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006
Number of items: 12.

2020

Trew, A. (2020) Endogenous infrastructure development and spatial takeoff in the first Industrial Revolution. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 12(2), pp. 44-93. (doi: 10.1257/mac.20160162)

2019

Heblich, S. and Trew, A. (2019) Banking and industrialization. Journal of the European Economic Association, 17(6), pp. 1753-1796. (doi: 10.1093/jeea/jvy037)

2016

Heblich, S., Trew, A. and Zylberberg, Y. (2016) East Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Sorting. School of Economics and Finance Discussion Paper 1613. Working Paper. University of St Andrews.

Khomba, D. C. and Trew, A. (2016) Aid and Local Growth in Malawi. School of Economics and Finance Discussion Paper 1612. Working Paper. University of St Andrews.

2015

Nolan, C. and Trew, A. (2015) Transaction costs and institutions: investments in exchange. B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 15(2), pp. 391-432. (doi: 10.1515/bejte-2013-0090)

2014

Trew, A. (2014) Spatial takeoff in the first industrial revolution. Review of Economic Dynamics, 17(4), pp. 707-725. (doi: 10.1016/j.red.2014.01.002)

Trew, A. (2014) Finance and balanced growth. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 18(4), pp. 883-898. (doi: 10.1017/S1365100512000661)

2012

Trew, A. (2012) Contracting institutions and development. Review of Economics and Institutions, 3(3), (doi: 10.5202/rei.v3i3.82)

2010

Trew, A. (2010) Infrastructure finance and industrial takeoff in England. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 42(6), pp. 985-1010. (doi: 10.1111/j.1538-4616.2010.00317.x)

2009

Trew, A. (2009) Institutions and the Scale Effect. CDMA working paper 0906. Working Paper. Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis.

2008

Trew, A. (2008) Efficiency, depth and growth: Quantitative implications of finance and growth theory. Journal of Macroeconomics, 30(4), pp. 1550-1568. (doi: 10.1016/j.jmacro.2007.12.005)

2006

Trew, A. (2006) Finance and growth: A critical survey. Economic Record, 82(259), pp. 481-490. (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4932.2006.00361.x)

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Number of items: 12.

Articles

Trew, A. (2020) Endogenous infrastructure development and spatial takeoff in the first Industrial Revolution. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 12(2), pp. 44-93. (doi: 10.1257/mac.20160162)

Heblich, S. and Trew, A. (2019) Banking and industrialization. Journal of the European Economic Association, 17(6), pp. 1753-1796. (doi: 10.1093/jeea/jvy037)

Nolan, C. and Trew, A. (2015) Transaction costs and institutions: investments in exchange. B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 15(2), pp. 391-432. (doi: 10.1515/bejte-2013-0090)

Trew, A. (2014) Spatial takeoff in the first industrial revolution. Review of Economic Dynamics, 17(4), pp. 707-725. (doi: 10.1016/j.red.2014.01.002)

Trew, A. (2014) Finance and balanced growth. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 18(4), pp. 883-898. (doi: 10.1017/S1365100512000661)

Trew, A. (2012) Contracting institutions and development. Review of Economics and Institutions, 3(3), (doi: 10.5202/rei.v3i3.82)

Trew, A. (2010) Infrastructure finance and industrial takeoff in England. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 42(6), pp. 985-1010. (doi: 10.1111/j.1538-4616.2010.00317.x)

Trew, A. (2008) Efficiency, depth and growth: Quantitative implications of finance and growth theory. Journal of Macroeconomics, 30(4), pp. 1550-1568. (doi: 10.1016/j.jmacro.2007.12.005)

Trew, A. (2006) Finance and growth: A critical survey. Economic Record, 82(259), pp. 481-490. (doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4932.2006.00361.x)

Research Reports or Papers

Heblich, S., Trew, A. and Zylberberg, Y. (2016) East Side Story: Historical Pollution and Persistent Neighborhood Sorting. School of Economics and Finance Discussion Paper 1613. Working Paper. University of St Andrews.

Khomba, D. C. and Trew, A. (2016) Aid and Local Growth in Malawi. School of Economics and Finance Discussion Paper 1612. Working Paper. University of St Andrews.

Trew, A. (2009) Institutions and the Scale Effect. CDMA working paper 0906. Working Paper. Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis.

This list was generated on Sun Aug 9 04:46:09 2020 BST.

Grants

Supervision

Alex has supervised two PhD students to completion and welcomes proposals to study topics in the following areas (and, particularly, in their intersections):

  • Economic geography
  • Economic growth
  • Economic history
  • Financial development
  • Structural transformation

Teaching

  • Economic growth
  • Economic history
  • Financial intermediation
  • Macroeconomics

Additional information

Personal website: Alex Trew