Paul Collier

Director, Centre for the study of African economies, Oxford University
Professor, Blavatnik School of Government

Senior Fellow, FERDI


Paul Collier is the director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University, and a professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government.

He is also a Senior Fellow at FERDI.
His researches focus on governance in low-income countries, especially the political economy of democracy, economic growth in Africa, economics of civil war, aid, globalisation and poverty.
He published The Plundered Planet: How to reconcile prosperity with nature (2010), Wars, Guns and Votes : Democracy in Dangerous Places (2009) and The Bottom Billion (2008), Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize.

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