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Nicholas Bloom

Nicholas Bloom

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford King Center on Global Development
William D. Eberle Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
Professor of Economics (by courtesy)
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)
Senior Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
PhD, Economics, University College London, 2001
MPhil., Economics, Oxford University, St. Peters College, 1996
BA, Economics, Cambridge University, Fitzwilliam College, 1994


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.

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Research Interests: 
Management Practices, Uncertainty