Before joining Minerva, Alexandra Digby was a lecturer in economic history at the University of Cambridge where she taught classes on the relationship between economy and society and on the history of economic thought. She has also worked as a consultant for the United Kingdom government and, more recently, as a writer and assistant editor at The Economist.
Professor Digby earned her Ph.D. in economic history from the University of Cambridge and her B.A. (First Class) in economics from the University of Manchester. She is committed to teaching economics from an interdisciplinary perspective and is passionate about the history of economic ideas.