Paul Collier
Paul Collier
Senior Fellow; Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
Africa, Capital Markets, Demographics


Sir Paul Collier, CBE, is a is professor of economics and public policy at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University, where he is also a professorial fellow at St. Antony’s College. Previously, he was professor of economics and director of the Center for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, until September 2012. From 1998 to 2003, he took a leave during which he directed the World Bank’s research development department. Collier is currently a visiting professor at Sciences Po. He was awarded a knighthood in 2014 and a CBE in 2008 for services to scholarship and development. In 2013, he won the A.Sk Prize for Public Policy in Social Science. His current research is on harnessing natural resources for development, urbanization, the economics of AIDS, and the economics and social psychology of culture. He has written a number of books, including most recently “Exodus: Immigration and Multiculturalism in the 21st Century.”
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