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Associate - Growth
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
CV available in Adobe PDF format
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
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
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:
AIM Ghoshal Fellow
Assistant Professor, University of Stanford
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