Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is a professor of economics at Stanford University and a co-director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is a senior fellow of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the U.K. Treasury and McKinsey & Company. His work has been covered in a range of media including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the recipient of an Alfred Sloan Fellowship, a National Science Foundation Career Award, the Bernacer Prize, and the Frisch Medal. He has a BA from Cambridge University, an MPhil from Oxford University, and a PhD from University College London.