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Andrew Scott

Professor of Economics London Business School


Andrew Scott is Professor of Economics and former Deputy Dean at London Business School. He is also a Fellow of All Souls, Oxford University and the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He previously held positions at Oxford University, London School of Economics and Harvard University. His MA is from Oxford, his MSc from the London School of Economics and his DPhil from Oxford University.

His research focuses on business cycles, monetary and fiscal policy and longevity. He has published widely in leading journals and with David Miles and Francis Breedon is the author of a textbook, Macroeconomics: Understanding the Global Economy, now in its Third Edition. His book, with Lynda Gratton, The Hundred-Year Life has been published in 12 languages, is an Amazon bestseller and was runner up in the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2016 and Japanese Business Book of the Year Award 2017.

Previously he was Managing Editor for the Royal Economic Society’s Economic Journal and Scientific Chair of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network and Non-Executive Director for the UK’s Financial Services Authority 2009-2013. He has been an advisor on Monetary Policy to the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee and to Chief Economists at both the Bank of England (on monetary policy) and HMTreasury (on fiscal policy and debt management) and Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Mauritius between 2007 and 2015. He is currently on the advisory board of the UK’s Office for Budget Responsibility and the Cabinet Office Honours Committee (Science and Technology).

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