Paul Collier

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Recent Papers

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Commodity Prices, Growth, and the Natural Resource Curse: Reconciling a Conundrum [previously CSAE Working Paper: CSAE WPS/2007-15, now revised for submission, V1-1] Paul Collier and Benedikt Goderis pdf file
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Managing Resource Revenues in Developing Economies Paul Collier, Frederick van der Ploeg and Anthony J. Venables pdf file
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Managing the Exploitation of Natural Assets: lessons for low income countries Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables pdf file
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Managing resource revenues: lessons for low income countries Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables pdf file
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Trade and economic performance: does Africa’s fragmentation matter? [prepared for the ABCDE Conference] Paul Collier and Tony Venables pdf file
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Climate Change and Africa. [forthcoming in The Oxford Review of Economic Policy] Paul Collier, Gordon Conway and Tony Venables pdf file
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Illusory Revenues: Tariffs in Resource-Rich and Aid-Rich Economies Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables pdf file
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Votes and Violence: Experimental Evidence from a Nigerian Election Paul Collier and Pedro C. Vicente pdf file
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Poverty reduction in Africa.
[A version of this paper appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences October 2007]
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Trade preferences and manufacturing export response; lessons from theory and policy
[Appearing as 'Rethinking Trade Preferences: How Africa Can Diversify its Exports', in The World Economy, Global Trade Policy 2007]
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Managing Commodity Booms: Lessons of International Experience Paul Collier pdf file
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Rethinking Assistance for Africa
[This is an electronic version of an article published in Economic Affairs. Complete citation information for the final version of the paper, as published in the print edition of Economic Affairs, is available on the Blackwell Synergy online delivery service, accessible via the journal's website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journals/ECAF or http://www.blackwell-synergy.com.]

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African Growth: Why a 'Big Push'? Paul Collier Journal of African Economies 2006 15: 188-211 (External link)
Africa: Geography and Growth.
[Journal TEN, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Fall 2006]
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Shocks and Growth: Adaptation, Precaution and Compensation Paul Collier, Benedikt Goderis and Anke Hoeffler pdf file
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International Political Economy: Some African Applications.
[Forthcoming in the Journal of African Economies]
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Angola: Options for Prosperity Paul Collier pdf file
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Opportunities and Choices.
[Political Economy of Economic Growth in Africa, 1960-2000 Set, Volume 1, Chapter 2]

Paul Collier and Stephen A. O’Connell pdf file
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Assisting Africa to Achieve Decisive Change.
[Swedish Economic Policy Review 13 (2006) 199-203]
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Intertemporal Syndromes: Redistribution from the Future to the Present.
[Political Economy of Economic Growth in Africa, 1960-2000 Set, Volume 1, Chapter 5]
Paul Collier and Jan Willem Gunning pdf file
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Papers

  • Chapter 2 Paul Collier and Stephen A. O'Connell, "Opportunities and
    Choices"
  • Chapter 11 Robert Bates and Paul Collier, with Anke Hoeffler and
    Stephen A. O'Connell, "Endogenizing Syndromes"
  • Chapter 12 Paul Collier, Jan Willem Gunning, Benno J. Ndulu and
    Stephen A. O'Connell, "Harnessing Growth Opportunities: How Africa Can Advance"
All in Benno J. Ndulu, Stephen A. O'Connell, Robert H. Bates, Paul Collier and
Charles C. Soludo, eds (2007a) The Political Economy of Economic Growth in
Africa, 1960-2000, Volume 1 (Cambridge University Press), forthcoming.
Bigsten, Arne, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Marcel Fafchamps, Bernard Gauthier, Jan Willem Gunning, Abena Oduro, Remco Oostendorp, Catherine Pattillo, Måns Söderbom, Francis Teal and Albert Zeufack, ‘Adjustment costs, irreversibility and investment patterns in African manufacturing’, Topics of Economic Analysis & Policy, forthcoming 2005.
Collier, P. , ‘Primary commodities and Africa’s future’, in B. Pleskovic and N. Stern, (eds.), The New Reform Agenda: Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2000, Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2005.
Collier, Paul , ‘The economic history of Africa, 1900-90’, in Encyclopedia of Africa, forthcoming.
Bigsten, Arne, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Bernard Gauthier, Jan Willem Gunning, Anders Isaksson, Marcel Fafchamps, Abena Oduro, Remco Oostendorp, Cathy Patillo, Måns Söderbom, Francis Teal and Albert Zeufack, ‘Do African manufacturing firms learn from exporting?’, Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 40 (3), pp. 115-141, 2004.
Collier, Paul , Anke Hoeffler and Cathy Pattillo, ‘Africa’s exodus: Capital flight and the brain drain as portfolio decisions’, Journal of African Economies, Vol. 13 (2), pp. ii15-ii54, 2004.
Bigsten, A., P. Collier, S. Dercon, M. Fafchamps, B. Gauthier, J.W. Gunning, A. Oduro, R. Oostendorp, C. Pattillo, M. Söderbom, F. Teal and A. Zeufack, ‘Credit constraints in manufacturing enterprises in Africa’, Journal of African Economies, Vol. 12 (1), pp.104-124, 2003.
Collier, Paul , Stefan Dercon and John Mackinnon, ‘Density versus quality in social sector provision: The use of household data for budgetary choices in Ethiopia’, World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 16 (3), pp. 425-448, 2003.
Collier, Paul and Anke Hoeffler, ‘On the incidence of civil war in Africa’, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 46 (1), pp. 13-28, 2002.
Bigsten, Arne, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Marcel Fafchamps, Bernard Gauthier, Jan Willem Gunning, Anders Isaksson, Abena Oduro, Remco Oostendorp, Cathy Pattillo, Måns Söderbom, Francis Teal and Albert Zeufack, ‘Exporting and efficiency in African manufacturing’, in S. Fosu, S. Nsouli and A. Varoudakis (eds), Policies to Promote Competitiveness in Manufacturing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Paris: IMF, AERC and Development Centre of the OECD, 2001.
Collier, Paul and Ritva Reinikka (eds), Uganda's Recovery: The Role of Farms, Firms and Government, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001.
Collier, Paul and David Dollar, ‘Does Africa need a Marshall Plan?’, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Vol. XIV (1), 2000.
Collier, Paul and Jan Willem Gunning, ‘African trade liberalisations: Alternative strategies for sustainable reform’, in David L. Bevan, Paul Collier, Norman Gemmell and David Greenaway (eds), Trade and Fiscal Adjustment in Africa, pp. 36-55, Basingstoke and London: Macmillan and New York: St Martin’s Press, 2000.
Appleton, Simon, Arne Bigsten, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Marcel Fafchamps, Bernard Gauthier, Jan Willem Gunning, Anders Isaksson, Abena Oduro, Remco Oostendorp, Cathy Pattillo, Måns Söderbom, Francis Teal and Albert Zeufack, ‘Rates of return on physical and human capital in Africa’s manufacturing sector’, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 48 (4), pp. 801-827, 2000.
Bevan, David L. , Paul Collier, Norman Gemmell and David Greenaway (eds), Trade and Fiscal Adjustment in Africa, Basingstoke and London: Macmillan and New York: St Martin’s Press, 2000.
Bigsten, Arne, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Bernard Gauthier, Jan Willem Gunning, Anders Isaksson, Marcel Fafchamps, Abena Oduro, Remco Oostendorp, Catherine Pattillo, Måns Söderbom, Francis Teal and Zeufack, ‘Contract flexibility and African manufacturing’, Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 34 (4), pp. 1-37, 2000.
Collier, Paul , ‘Africa’s comparative advantage’, in H. Jalilian, M. Tribe and J. Weiss (eds), Industrial Development and Policy in Africa: Issues of De-Industrialisation and Development Strategy, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2000.
Collier, Paul , ‘How to reduce corruption’, The African Development Review, Vol. 12 (2), 2000.
Collier, Paul , ‘Risk and investment in Africa’, in Paul Collier and Catherine Pattillo (eds), Investment and Risk in Africa, Basingstoke: Macmillan and New York: St Martin’s Press, 2000.
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