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Paul Collier

Paul Collier is the author of the bestselling Development Economics text, “The Bottom Billion” and a string of books on democracy, and (most recently) environmentalism and development.

Paul is a Professor of Economics at Oxford University, and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies.

Paul was awarded a CBE “for services to scholarship and development”, and is currently Advisor to the Strategy and Policy Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and advisor to the Africa Region of the World Bank.