Professor Alex Trew

  • Professor in Economics (Economics)

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

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


Publications

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