Paul Collier

paul.collier@economics.ox.ac.uk

Department of Economics
Manor Road
Oxford
OX1 3UQ

Themes
Professor
Paul
Collier
CBE
Professor of Economics; Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies & Professorial Fellow of St Antony’s College
 

Paul is interested in governance in low-income countries, especially the political economy of democracy, economic growth in Africa, the economics of civil war, aid, globalisation and poverty.

He is the author of “The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It”, “Wars, Guns, and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places” and “The Plundered Planet: How to Reconcile Prosperity With Nature”.

Paul is Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University.  He took a five year Public Service leave, 1998-2003, during which he was Director of the Research Development Department of the World Bank.

He is Director of Global Economic Development (INET@Oxford) and Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Global Economic Development, both members of the Oxford Martin School.

 

 

Website
http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/members/biogs/collier.html
http://users.ox.ac.uk/~econpco/
http://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/people/82

Recent Relevant Publications: 

The Politics of Hunger: How Illusion and Greed Fan the Food Crisis

By Paul Collier, November/December 2008

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/64607/paul-collier/the-politics-of-hunger