Nicholas Bloom

J-PAL Affiliated Professor

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. 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. He previously served as a Co-Chair of J-PAL’s Firms sector, as well as a member of its Board of Directors.

Nicholas earned his PhD from University of College London.