Dr Anke Hoeffler

CSAE and St Antony's College

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Dr Anke Hoeffler is a research officer at the Centre for the Study of African Economies. She holds an economics degree from the University of Würzburg, Germany, an M. Sc. in economics from Birkbeck College, University of London and a D.Phil. in economics from the University of Oxford. Her research interests are mainly in the areas of economic growth and the economics of conflict. She is also a senior associate member at the International Peace Research Institute Oslo where she participates in an interdisciplinary study of the relationship between development aid and civil war.


  • Military Expenditure in Post-Conflict Societies (with Paul Collier) 2005, Economics of Governance, forthcoming.
  • The Political Economy of Secession (with Paul Collier), 2005, forthcoming in Hannum, H. and E.F. Babbitt: Negotiating Self-Determination. Lanham MD:
    Lexington Books
  • Greed and Grievance in Civil Wars (with Paul Collier), 2004, Oxford Economic Papers 56: 663-595.
  • Conflicts (with Paul Collier) 2004 in: Lomborg, B. (ed) Global Crises, Global Solutions. Cambridge University Press.
  • Africa's Exodus: Capital Flight and the Brain Drain as Portfolio Decisions (with Paul Collier and Catherine Pattillo), 2004, Journal of African Economies
    13: ii15 - ii54.
  • Aid, Policy and Growth in Post-Conflict Countries (with Paul Collier), 2004, The European Economic Review 48: 1125-1145.
  • On the Duration of Civil War (with Paul Collier and Måns Söderbom), 2004, Journal of Peace Research 41(3): 253-273.
  • Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy, 2003 (with Paul Collier, Lance Elliot, Håvard Hegre, Marta Reynal-Querol and Nicholas
    Sambanis) World Bank Policy Research Report. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Über die Ökonomischen Ursachen von Bürgerkriegen, 2003, (with Paul Collier) in: Albrecht, H.J. and H. Entorf (eds), Kriminalität, Ökonomie und
    Europäischer Sozialstaat, Heidelberg: Physica Verlag.
  • On the Incidence of Civil War in Africa (with Paul Collier), 2002, Journal of Conflict Resolution 46:13-28.
  • Aid, Policy and Peace (with Paul Collier), 2002, Defence and Peace Economics 13(6):435-450.
  • Violence against Civilians in Civil Wars: Looting or Terror? (with Jean-Paul Azam), 2002, Journal of Peace Research 39: 461-485.
  • The Augmented Solow Model and the African Growth Debate, 2002, Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics 64 (2): 135-158.
  • Openness, Investment and Growth, 2001, Journal of African Economies 10 (4): 470-497.
  • Flight Capital as a Portfolio Choice (with Paul Collier and Catherine Pattillo), 2001, The World Bank Economic Review 15: 55-80.
  • On Economic Causes of Civil War (with Paul Collier), 1998, Oxford Economic Papers 50: 563-573.