||Dr Nick BLOOM|
Expertise: Investment and uncertainty, Innovation and Competition, Management Practices, ICT and Productivity
At the CEP Nick works on four main fields:
1) The Impact of Uncertainty
2) Innovation and Competition
3) Management Practices and Productivity
4) ICT and Productivity
- BA Economics, 1st Class, Cambridge University, 1991-1994
- MPhil Economics, Oxford University, 1994-1996
- PhD Economics, University College London, 1996-2001
Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:
- "Competition and Innovation: An inverted U relationship," with Philip Aghion, Richard Blundell, Rachel Griffith and Pete Howitt, Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 2005.
- "Do R&D tax credits work? Evidence from a panel of countries 1979-1997," with Rachel Griffith and John Van Reenen, Journal Public Economics 2002.
- "Patents, Real Options and Firm Performance" with John Van Reenen, Economic Journal, 2002.
- "Uncertainty and Investment Dynamics," with Steve Bond and John Van Reenen, revise and resubmit Review of Economic Studies.
- "Identifying technology spillovers and product market rivalry ", with Mark Schankerman and John Van Reenen, CEPR DP4912.
- 'The uncertainty impact of major shocks: firm-level estimation and a 9/11 simulation', LSE mimeo.
- 'Measuring and explaining management practices across firms and countries', with John Van Reenen, LSE mimeo.
- 'It ain't what you do it's the way that you do I.T. - Testing explanations of productivity growth using U.S. transplants' with Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, LSE mimeo.
- 'Work Life Balance, Management Practices and Productivity' with Toby Kretschmer and John Van Reenen.
- 'ICT and Productivity Growth ' with Mirko Draca, Toby Kretschmer and John Van Reenen
- Policy Analysis: Inherited Family Firms and Management Practices: The Case for Modernising the UK's Inheritance Tax
Matlab code is available for the following:
Bloom, Bond and Van Reenen (2005)
and Bloom (2006) at http://cep.lse.ac.uk/matlabcode/