About Andrew

Andrew Scott is Professor of Economics at London Business School and a Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. He previously held positions at Harvard University, London School of Economics and All Souls, Oxford University. He has a MA from Oxford, a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and a D.Phil. from Oxford University.

His research focuses on business cycles, monetary and fiscal policy and longevity. He has published widely in leading international academic journals and is author (with David Miles and Francis Breedon) of a textbook, Macroeconomics: Understanding the Global Economy. His book, with Lynda Gratton, The Hundred Year Life is an Amazon bestseller and was runner up for both the FT/McKinsey and the Japanese Business Book of the Year Award 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 for the UK’s Financial Services Authority. He has been an advisor to the House of Commons, the Bank of England, H.M.Treasury and Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Mauritius. 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).