Paul Collier on central bank leadership, flawed policy and SWFs in Africa


Paul Collier is a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government and director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies. Between 1998 and 2003, he was director of the research development department of the World Bank. Collier is a visiting professor at two French universities – Sciences Po and Paris 1 – and an adviser to the strategy and policy department of the International Monetary Fund, the Africa region of the World Bank and the

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