Andrew Scott is Professor of Economics and former Deputy Dean at London Business School. He is a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and All Souls, Oxford. He previously held lecturing positions at Harvard University, London School of Economics and Oxford University. He has a MA from Oxford, a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and a 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. His research focuses on business cycles, monetary and fiscal policy and longevity. He has published widely in leading international academic journals and is author of a textbook, Macroeconomics: Understanding the Global Economy, which has been translated into four languages and soon will appear in its Fourth Edition. His book, with Lynda Gratton, The Hundred Year Life is an Amazon bestseller and was shortlisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2016 and led to him being listed by HR Magazine as one of their Most Influential Thinker 2016.
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 and Chair Risk Committee 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 H.M.Treasury (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 a member of the Cabinet Office Honours Committee (Science and Technology).