Project partners

in alphabetical order

CORE RESEARCH TEAM

Nick Bloom

Stanford University

Nick Bloom is Associate Professor of Economics at Stanford University and a senior Associate of the Centre for Economic Performance. He is a graduate of Cambridge University, with a PhD from University College London. He also works on innovation and IT, and the causes and consequences of economic uncertainty. He has led the WMS initiative since 2003.

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Renata Lemos

World Bank & CEP-LSE

Renata Lemos is an Economist at the World Bank and a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance at the LSE. While studying for her doctorate at the University of Cambridge, she visited and worked at the Harvard Business School, Stanford University Economics Department and the CEP-LSE. She has led the WMS since 2008.

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Raffaella Sadun

Harvard Business School

Raffaella Sadun is an Associate Professor in the Strategy Unit at the Harvard Business School and an Associate of the Centre for Economic Performance, LSE. While studying for her doctorate at the LSE, she worked as a researcher at the Centre for Economic Performance on studies surveying international management practices and CEO behaviour. She has led the WMS since 2005.

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Daniela Scur

Cornell Dyson & MIT Sloan

Daniela Scur is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at Cornell Dyson, and a postdoc at MIT Sloan for 2018/2019. She has a PhD in Economics from the University of Oxford and is affiliated with CEPR and CEP at the LSE. She joined the WMS in 2008.

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John Van Reenen

MIT

John Van Reenen is Professor of Economics at MIT. Between 2003 and 2016, John directed the Centre for Economic Performance and its Productivity, Innovation and Intellectual Property Programme. He has a PhD from University College London and BA from University of Cambridge and has published widely on the economics of innovation, labour markets and productivity. He has led the WMS since 2003.

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Thomaz Teodorovicz

Harvard Business School

Thomaz Teodorovicz is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard Business School. He has a PhD in Business Economics from the Insper Institute of Education and Research. While studying for his PhD, he visited the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto) to research how to leverage management practices in both private and public sectors. Since 2016, he has collaborated in different research projects led by WMS Fellows. He joined the WMS in 2019.