Nick Bloom

Nick Bloom

Formal First Name
Nicholas (Nick)
1973 - present

Nicholas Bloom is the William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University, a Courtesy Professor at Stanford Business School, a Senior Fellow of SIEPR, and the Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. A renowned global economist, Nick’s research is focused on explaining differences in management practices across firms and countries; and the impact of economic uncertainty shocks–such as the credit crunch, the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the Cuban Missile crisis on the US economy. Nick has also been researching working from home for almost 20 years, including remote and hybrid work models and the future of work. He has been heavily involved with policy, including meeting President Obama, and speaking in the 2014 Working Families Summit. He gave a 2017 TedX talk on working from home, has consulted with 100s of CEOs and managers, and has been covered extensively in national and international media. He has published highly cited papers in leading journals like American Economic Review, Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economic Studies, among others.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • He has been working with McKinsey & Co. as part of a long-run effort to collect management data from 10,000+ firms across industries and countries

  • He has also been working with Accenture on running management experiments.



  • 2020 CES Distinguished Fellow

  • 2019 Schumpeter Prize

  • 2018 HBR McKinsey Award

  • 2014 EIB Prize

  • 2014 Kauffman Medal

  • 2013 American Academy of Arts & Sciences Fellow

  • 2013 Addington Prize

  • 2012 Bernacer Prize

  • 2011 Fellow of the Econometrics Society

  • 2010 Frisch Medal

  • 2009 NSF Career Award

  • 2008 Alfred Sloan Research Fellowship