Event organizer: Le Cercle des économistes
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  • Professor of Economics and public policy
  • Blavatnik School of Government, Université d'Oxford


Prof Collier’s research covers the transformation from poverty to prosperity; state fragility; the implications of group psychology for development; migration and refugees; urbanization in poor countries and the crisis in modern capitalism, which is the subject of his most recent book, The Future of Capitalism. Sir Paul received a knighthood in 2014 for services to promoting research and policy change in Africa and has been listed as one of the hundred most influential public thinkers.