Paul Collier

University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government

10 Merton St

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4JJ

United Kingdom

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1.

Greed and Grievance in Civil War

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2355
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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Commodity Prices, Growth, and the Natural Resource Curse: Reconciling a Conundrum

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Sep 2009
Paul Collier and Benedikt Goderis
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The Netherlands Institute for Social Research|SCP
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commodity prices, natural resource curse, growth

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Military Expenditure: Threats, Aid, and Arms Races

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2927
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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Aid Allocation and Poverty Reduction

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2041
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Dollar and Paul Collier
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
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Aid, Shocks, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2688
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paul Collier and Jan Dehn
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and Centre for the Study of African Economoies, University of Oxford
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Aid, Policy, and Growth in Post-Conflict Societies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2902
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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Can the World Cut Poverty in Half? How Policy Reform and Effective Aid Can Meet International Development Goals

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2403
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David Dollar and Paul Collier
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
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On the Duration of Civil War

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2681
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paul Collier, Anke Hoeffler and Måns Söderbom
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
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Housing and Urbanization in Africa: Unleashing a Formal Market Process

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6871
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford
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Housing & Human Habitats, Public Sector Economics, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Urban Housing

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What Explains Aid Project Success in Post-Conflict Situations?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5418
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Université Paris Dauphine, University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The World Bank
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Post Conflict Reconstruction, Post Conflict Reintegration, Social Conflict and Violence, Peace & Peacekeeping, Housing & Human Habitats

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Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2066
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division
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Some Economic Consequences of the Transition from Civil War to Peace

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1392
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Toulouse I - Advanced Research in Quantitative Applied Development Economics (ARQADE), University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and World Bank
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Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Investment and Investment Climate

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Risk Sharing in Labour Markets

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 03-077/2
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
University of Gothenburg, University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) Montreal, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Centre for Policy Analysis (CEPA), Vrije Universiteit, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of Oxford - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Prospects for Commodity Exporters: Hunky Dory or Humpty Dumpty?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Sep 2009
Paul Collier and Benedikt Goderis
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The Netherlands Institute for Social Research|SCP
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commodity prices, natural resource curse, growth

Is Information Power? Using Mobile Phones and Free Newspapers During an Election in Mozambique

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 328
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Jenny C. Aker, Paul Collier and Pedro C. Vicente
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics
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voter education, political economy, cell phones, newspapers, randomized experiment, field experiment, Mozambique, Africa

Is Information Power? Using Mobile Phones and Free Newspapers During an Election in Mozambique

NOVAFRICA Working Paper Series No. 1304
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Jenny C. Aker, Paul Collier and Pedro C. Vicente
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics
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voter education, political economy, cell phones, newspapers, randomized experiment, field experiment, Mozambique, Africa

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Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice

IMF Working Paper No. 99/171
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Feb 2006
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division
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Capital flight, portfolio choice

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The Cost of Road Infrastructure in Low and Middle Income Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7408
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, Columbia University and Göteborg University
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Infrastructure Economics, Infrastructure Finance, Infrastructure Regulation, Infrastructure and Law

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The Economic Legacy of Civil War: Firm Level Evidence from Sierra Leone

UNU-WIDER Working Paper No. 2010/90
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Aug 2011
Paul Collier and Marguerite Duponchel
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The World Bank
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Sierra Leone, civil war, conflict, reconstruction, firm

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Why the WTO is Deadlocked: And What Can Be Done About It

World Economy, Vol. 29, No. 10, pp. 1423-1449, October 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Oct 2006
Paul Collier
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
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Unintended Consequences: Does Aid Promote Arms Races?

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 1-27, February 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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Asset Policies During an Oil Windfall: Some Simple Analytics

The World Economy, Vol. 28, No. 10, pp. 1401-1415, October 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Dec 2005
Paul Collier and Jan Willem Gunning
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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Development Effectiveness: What Have We Learnt?

Economic Journal, Vol. 114, No. 496, pp. F244-F271, June 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jul 2004
Paul Collier and David Dollar
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Structural Policies for Shock-Prone Developing Countries

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Dec 2009
Paul Collier and Benedikt Goderis
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The Netherlands Institute for Social Research|SCP
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commodity price shocks, natural disasters, growth, policies

Structural Policies for Shock-Prone Developing Countries

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 61, Issue 4, pp. 703-726, 2009
Posted: 23 Sep 2009
Paul Collier and Benedikt Goderis
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The Netherlands Institute for Social Research|SCP

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Rethinking Trade Preferences: How Africa can Diversify its Exports

The World Economy, Vol. 30, No. 8, pp. 1326-1345, August 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Jul 2007
Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford
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Rethinking Trade Preferences: How Africa Can Diversify its Exports

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6262
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 May 2008
Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford
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AGOA, EBA, export diversification, rules of origin, Trade preferences

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Does Aid Mitigate External Shocks?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Sep 2009
Paul Collier and Benedikt Goderis
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The Netherlands Institute for Social Research|SCP
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Pioneering Firms in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States: Why and How Development Finance Institutions Should Support Them

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8774
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, World Bank and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Inequality, Labor Markets, Access to Finance, Employment and Unemployment, Food & Beverage Industry, General Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Construction Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry

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Editorial: Rethinking Assistance for Africa

Economic Affairs, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 2-4, December 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
Paul Collier
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
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Land Deals in Africa: Pioneers and Speculators

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8644
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford
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Africa, farmland, land deals, lease, rent

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Elections and Economic Policy in Developing Countries

Economic Policy, Vol. 24, Issue 59, pp. 509-550, July 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Lisa Chauvet and Paul Collier
Université Paris Dauphine and University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
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Illusory Revenues: Tariffs in Resource-Rich and Aid-Rich Economies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6729
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Anthony J. Venables and Paul Collier
University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
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Aid, import tariffs, natural resources

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Migration, Diasporas and Culture: An Empirical Investigation

Kyklos, Vol. 71, Issue 1, pp. 86-109, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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Shared‐Use Mining Infrastructure: Why It Matters and How to Achieve It

Development Policy Review, Vol. 36, Issue 1, pp. 51-68, 2018
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Glen Ireland and Paul Collier
University of Dundee and University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
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Infrastructure, mining, open access regulation, sub‐Saharan Africa

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Culture, Politics, and Economic Development

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 20, pp. 111-125, 2017
Posted: 15 May 2017
Paul Collier
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government

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Investing in Africa's Infrastructure: Financing and Policy Options

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 473-493, 2015
Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Paul Collier and James Cust
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies (OXCarre)

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Do Elections Matter for Economic Performance?

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 77, Issue 1, pp. 1-21, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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Votes and Violence: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Nigeria

The Economic Journal, Vol. 124, Issue 574, pp. F327-F355, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Paul Collier and Pedro C. Vicente
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics
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The Political Economy of State Failure

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 219-240, 2009
Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Paul Collier
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government

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state failure, economic development, public goods, security, taxation, accountability, H29, H41, H56, O11

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Beyond Greed and Grievance: Feasibility and Civil War

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 61, Issue 1, pp. 1-27, 2009
Posted: 10 Dec 2008
Paul Collier, Anke Hoeffler and Dominic Rohner
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) and University of Zurich

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Climate Change and Africa

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 337-353, 2008
Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Paul Collier, Gordon Conway and Tony Venables
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, Imperial College London and University of Oxford

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climate change, Africa, adaptation, mitigation, O1, O3, O55, Q54

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Postconflict Monetary Reconstruction

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 87-112, 2008
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and African Development Bank

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H56, F35, O10

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African Growth: Why a 'Big Push'?

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 188-211, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Paul Collier
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government

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Ethnicity, Politics and Economic Performance

Economics & Politics, Vol. 12, No. 3
Posted: 11 Jun 2001
Paul Collier
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government

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