Paul Collier

Contact | CSAE | Oxford Econ Dept
Africa | Aid | Conflict | Political economy +
Affiliations | Presentations | Other



TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) (2008)

Library of Economics and Liberty (2008)

Carnegie Council (2008)

Royal Economic Society (2006)

Lectures to official bodies (2004):

  • rare ‘keynote address’ to the General Assembly of the United Nations.
  • seminar in 10 Downing St.
  • lecture at the Foreign Office (attended by 130 people),
  • keynote address to the Annual Conference of the Government Economic Service
  • training session for Special Representatives of the UN Secretary General in post-conflict countries.
  • Training session for World Bank staff engaged on conflict policy.
  • two lectures at the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit at the Cabinet Office;
  • three lectures at DFID.

Lectures in developing countries (2004):

  • the Middle East Economic Forum, Beirut;
  • the Global Development Network, ( Dakar);
  • the African Economic Research Consortium, ( Nairobi);
  • NEPAD ( Pretoria)
  • the Policy Institutes Forum ( Harare).

Lectures for civil society (2004):

  • Swisspeace ( Zurich),
  • the Royal Africa Society ( London),
  • the Netherlands Development Association ( Amsterdam).

Conference Papers

  • The challenge of economic reform , keynote, Nigerian Economic Summit, Abuja, September 2003.
  • Low-income countries under stress , Department for International Development , London, October 2003.
  • Oil and conflict: Reducing the risks , keynote, Swisspeace Annual Conference, Berne, October 2003.
  • Timber and the risk of conflict , keynote, African Forestry Summit, Doula, October 2003.
  • Africa ’s development syndromes, Yale, November 2003.
  • Conflict in Africa , Royal African Society, London, November 2003.
  • Globalization and conflict , Annual Globalization Lecture, Nottingham University, November 2003.
  • Monetary and exchange rate policy during a period of reform , keynote, Central Bank of Nigeria Annual Conference, Abuja, December 2003.
  • Conflict and development, 10 Downing Street, February 2004.
  • Conflict and development, Foreign Office, February 2004.
  • Governance and growth in Africa, Department for International Development W orkshop, Brighton, February 2004.
  • Making oil work for development: Options and strategies, West African Oil Producing States Workshop, Libreville, February 2004.
  • Policies for multinational corporations in conflict affected and conflict prone countries, Africa Business Group, SOAS, March 2004.
  • Conflict and development: An economist’s perspective , American University, Washington DC, April 2004.
  • Conflict in Africa: An economist’s perspective , Centre for African Studies, St Antony’s College, Oxford, April 2004.
  • Development and security: Striking a just balance in the global environment, Department of Ethics, Stanford, April 2004.
  • Donor strategies for conflict prevention and post conflict recovery , World Bank Institute, April 2004.
  • The economic analysis of civil war, keynote, Social Science Research Council Workshop, Washington DC, April 2004.
  • Private sector development in frontier environments, keynote, World Bank Private Sector Development Annual Conference, April 2004.
  • Two studies in the political economy of Africa: Conflict and growth, Department of Government, Harvard, April 2004.
  • Oil, governance and growth , British Petroleum/ODI Workshop on Oil and Development, May 2004.
  • Perspectives for a just globalization , Department of Philosophy, University of Zurich, May 2004.
  • Policies for conflict prevention and post conflict recovery , Department for International Development Workshop, Brighton, May 2004.
  • Policies for reducing the incidence of civil war: A cost-benefit analysis, Copenhagen, May 2004.
  • Trade relations and the poorest countries: What are the key issues? , Madrid, May 2004.
  • Development and security: The agenda , Development and Security Conference, CSAE, University of Oxford, June 2004.
  • Economics of conflict , keynote, Nordic Economic Society, Gothenberg, June 2004.
  • G8 policies for poverty reduction , Cabinet Office, June 2004.
  • Integrating military development strategies for conflict reduction , keynote, UNSMAS, Oslo, June 2004.
  • Conditionality revisited , DAC Conference on Conditionality, Paris, July 2004.
  • Conflict reduction: The future of non-military intervention , keynote, Berlin, July 2004.
  • Economics at the frontier: The economic analysis of conflict , keynote, Government Economic Service Annual Conference, University of Oxford, July 2004.
  • Military expenditure in post-conflict societies , The Economics of Conflict Workshop, Berlin, July 2004.
  • The economics of conflict , University of Balerics, Las Palmas, September 2004.
  • Global public goods for the promotion of international trade and security , Global Public Goods Workshop, Stockholm, September 2004.
  • Policies for post-conflict recovery , Berlin, September 2004.
  • War economies: The international policy agenda , keynote, Swisspeace, Berne, September 2004.
  • African conflict: Towards a NEPAD agenda , keynote, NEPAD, Pretoria, October 2004.
  • Conflict and development , keynote, General Assembly, United Nations, New York, October 2004.
  • Development and conflict , Netherlands Development Association, Amsterdam, October 2004.
  • Economic policies for post-conflict recovery , UNITAR, Geneva, October 2004.
  • International interventions for reducing civil war , Belfer Center, Harvard, October 2004.
  • African growth: Opportunities and choices , keynote, African Policy Institutes Forum, Zimbabwe, November 2004.
  • Aid in the context of ‘difficult partnerships’ , DAC, Paris, November 2004.
  • Development and conflict , University of Bradford Annual Development Lecture, November 2004.
  • Economic growth in Africa and Asia: The opportunities and choices , keynote, IMF Workshop, Nairobi, November 2004.
  • The role of labour market policy in increasing poverty in low income countries , Labour Markets Workshop, World Bank, Washington DC, November 2004.
  • African growth: Why a big push , keynote, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, December 2004.
  • Iraq : Applying the lessons of post-conflict economic recovery , keynote, Middle East and North Africa Research Consortium, Beirut, December 2004.
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