Nicholas Bloom

William D. Eberle Professor in Economics
Academic Council Faculty
Nicholas Bloom

Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is the William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University, a Senior Fellow of SIEPR, and the Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of the Alfred Sloan Fellowship, the Bernacer Prize, the European Investment Bank Prize, the Frisch Medal, the Kauffman Medal and a National Science Foundation Career Award. He has a BA from Cambridge, an MPhil from Oxford, and a PhD from University College London. 

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

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Economics Professor, Nicholas Bloom indicates that implementing a hybrid workweek may face some challenges such as in-person team collaboration. Read more.  
Companies big and small are plotting their post-pandemic working futures, and it seems likely that even fewer of us will fully return to the office as it was before.  Read more.
Economist Nicholas Bloom discusses the societal impacts of a "work-from-home economy" and the challenges it poses. Nick Bloom - Work-from-home economy
Nicholas Bloom is widely known for his research showing the benefits of working from home. But in the current coronavirus crisis, the economist fears productivity will plummet.
Nicholas Bloom and his research colleagues use their newest measure of uncertainty, the World Uncertianty Index, to assess trade uncertainty in more than 140 countries and the effect on global economics growth.


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