Professor and Joint Subject Area Chair of Economics at London Business School, London Business School
Andrew Scott is Professor and Joint Subject Area Chair of Economics at London Business School, a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and Scientific Chair of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network. Previously he was a Fellow at All Souls, Oxford and held lecturing positions at Harvard University, London School of Economics and Oxford University. His MA is from Oxford, his M.Sc from the London School of Economics and his D.Phil from Oxford University. At London Business School he lectures on macroeconomics, focusing on providing an understanding of how macro forces shape the global competitive environment. He has won the General Teaching Excellence prize (for which he is regularly shortlisted). His research focuses on monetary and fiscal policy and global capital markets. He has published widely in leading international academic journals and with David Miles is author of a textbook Macroeconomics: Understanding the Wealth of Nations (jointly written with David Miles) which has been translated into four languages. He is Managing Editor for the Royal Economic Society’s Economic Journal and an advisor on Monetary Policy to the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee. He has been an advisor to Chief Economists at both the Bank of England (on monetary policy) and H.M.Treasury (on fiscal policy and debt management) as well as a policy consultant to the Department for International Development and the Debt Management Office. He is also Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Mauritius. Both through executive education and as a consultant he has assisted a wide range of firms across a range of industries (financial services, investment banking, manufacturing) and offered guidance to both CEOs and ministers. Through his teaching and consultancy he aims to both explain and make clear the relevance of broader factors, both short and long run, to corporate and national success. He is Managing Editor of The Economic journal and has served as consultant to HM Treasury, the Bank of England and the Debt Management Office and is currently Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Mauritius.