MPhil (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)
Professor of Economic Policy, Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies

Academic Background

Prior to Oxford, I have held academic positions at Addis Ababa University and the Catholic University of Leuven. At Oxford I previously was the Professor of Development Economics at the Oxford Department of International Development.

Graduate Teaching Areas

Development economics

Research Interests

Development economics and policy

Other Interests

I am also Chief Economist at the Department for International Development (DFID), the UK Government Department in charge of the UK’s foreign aid policy and spending.


Subject notes for courses taught at Jesus College:
Economics and Management
Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE)