Nicholas Bloom

Co-Chair, Firms

J-PAL Affiliate

William D. Eberle Professor of Economics

Stanford University

Nicholas Bloom is the William D. Eberle Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Stanford University and a Co-Chair of J-PAL's Firms sector. He is also the Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and a fellow of the Centre for Economic Performance and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. His research interests include measuring and explaining management practices across firms and countries, the causes and consequences of uncertainty, arising from events such as the credit crunch, the 9/11 terrorist attack and the Cuban Missile crisis, and the effect of innovation and IT on factors such as tax, trade, and regulation.

Nicholas earned his PhD from University of College London.