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Professor of Economics

Nicholas Bloom

Senior Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Professor of Economics
Department of Economics

Professor of Economics (by courtesy)
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)

Nicholas Bloom is the William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University. His research focuses on working from home, management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company and the IFS. He has a BA from Cambridge, an MPhil from Oxford, and a PhD from University College London.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of the Guggenheim and Sloan Fellowships, the Frisch Medal and a National Science Foundation Career Award. He was elected to Bloomberg50 for his advice on working from home. 

On the personal side he is English, living with his Scottish wife and American kids on Stanford campus, in a multi-accented English household.

Focal Areas: Innovation and Technology, Money and Finance, Work


PhD, Economics, University College London, 2001
MPhil., Economics, Oxford University, St. Peters College, 1996
BA, Economics, Cambridge University, Fitzwilliam College, 1994