Mackay Oakey is an intern at the LIIA. He is currently working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Russian. Post-graduation he would like to receive his Ph.D. in Economics and would like to work as an Economist. He is very interested in Macroeconomics, and the role Economics plays in making the world a better place. He is also intrigued by the relationship between Russia and the EU, and also the role America plays in it.