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Paul Collier

Paul Collier

Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government

Sir Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and a Professorial Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford. He is currently a Professeur invité at Sciences Po and a Director of the International Growth Centre, and was formerly Director of the Research Development Department of the World Bank. Paul has authored numerous books, including the multi-award-winning The Bottom BillionWars, Guns and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous PlacesThe Plundered Planet: How to reconcile prosperity with natureExodus: How migration is changing our world; and The Future of Capitalism: Facing The New Anxieties. In 2014, Paul received a knighthood for services to promoting research and policy change in Africa.

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