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Andrew Scott

Deputy Dean of Programmes; Professor of Economics, London Business School
Andrew Scott

Professor Andrew Scott lectures on macroeconomics, showing how macro forces shape the global competitive environment. His research looks at business cycles; monetary and fiscal policy; and global capital markets. He is Deputy Dean (Programmes) and Professor of Economics at London Business School and a Fellow of All Souls, Oxford University and The Centre for Economic Policy Research.

He has previously been an advisor to HM Treasury, the Bank of England and the House of Commons; and a Non-Executive Director (and Chair of Risk Committee) at the Financial Services Authority. He has held lecturing positions at Harvard, London School of Economics and Oxford University. He has also been awarded the General Teaching Excellence Prize, for which he is regularly shortlisted.

He has published widely in leading international academic journals and, alongside David Miles and Francis Breedon, is co-author of a textbook, Macroeconomics: Understanding the Global Economy, which has been translated into four languages. He was Managing Editor for the Royal Economic Society’s Economic Journal, from 2004 to 2011, and Scientific Chair of the Euro Area Business Cycle Network. 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 H.M.Treasury (on fiscal policy and debt management). He is Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Mauritius, a Non-Executive Director of the State Bank of Mauritius and a member of the advisory group for the UK’s Office of Budget Responsibility.

Through executive education and consultancy, he has assisted a wide range of firms across a variety of industries (financial services, investment banking and manufacturing) and offered guidance to both CEOs and government ministers. Through his teaching and consultancy he aims to explain and clarify the relevance of broader economic factors to achieve corporate and national success.

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