Paul Collier

Professor, Department of Economics, University of Oxford

Paul Collier
Paul Collier left PRIO in 2012. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons. Paul Collier is an External Associate at PRIO.


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Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Collier, Paul & Anke Hoeffler (2006) Military Expenditure in Post-Conflict Societies, Economics of Governance 7(1): 89–107.
Collier, Paul; Anke Hoeffler & Måns Söderbom (2004) On the Duration of Civil War, Journal of Peace Research 41(3): 253–273.


Sambanis, Nicholas; Marta Reynal-Querol; Lani Elliott; Anke Hoeffler; Paul Collier & Håvard Hegre (2003) Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy. New York: World Bank Publications. New Policy Research Report.

Book Chapter

Hoeffler, Anke & Paul Collier (2006) The Political Economy of Secession, in Negotiating Self-Determination. Lanham, MD: .
Collier, Paul (2003) Über die Ökonomischen Ursachen von Bürgerkriegen [On the Economic Causes of Civil Wars], in Kriminalität, Ökonomie und Europäischer Sozialstaat. Heidelberg: .

Report - Other

Elliott, Lani; Håvard Hegre; Paul Collier; Nicholas Sambanis; Anke Hoeffler; & Marta Reynal-Querol (2003) Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy, World Bank Policy Research Report, 56793. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Report - External Series

Chauvet, Lisa; Paul Collier; & Håvard Hegre (2008) The Security Challenge in Conflict-Prone Countries. A Challenge Paper for the Copenhagen Consensus, Copenhagen Consensus Conflicts Challenge Papers. .