Andrew Milligan

Andrew Milligan

Andrew Milligan is an independent economist and investment consultant. He is a Board member of the Asia Scotland Institute, an adviser to Balmoral Asset Management and a Fellow of the Society of Professional Economists. From 2000-20, Andrew was the chief market strategist for the global fund manager Aberdeen Standard Investments. After graduating from Bristol University,… Continue Reading

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

America has been drifting away from Europe for decades. A Biden presidency cannot change this. Europe must come to terms with the currents, not just the personalities, determining its future. Continue Reading

A Billion Here, A Billion There

A Billion Here, A Billion There

The United States comprises 4% of the world’s population but consumes over 16% of its energy. It is high time for the United States to once again step up to the challenge of climate change. How should we evaluate what a President Biden might do? Continue Reading

Board Games

Board Games

For long periods of economic history, societies have built walls to defend themselves, relying on local suppliers to a domestic marketplace. Today, economic, public health and political factors are driving a similar trend toward self-reliance again, with all that it implies. Continue Reading

The Long Run

The Long Run

The long run is a forecaster’s biggest challenge. But it yields substantial rewards, among them recognition of future challenges and possible solutions. Continue Reading