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CSAE Research Team and areas of specialisation

Professor Christopher S Adam: Professor of Development Economics and Official Fellow of St Cross College: macroeconomics and applied macroeconometrics
Dr Janine Aron: Research Officer: international economics, monetary economics, applied macroeconometrics on the South African economy
Dr Sam Asher: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College: firms and political economy in developing countries, natural resources, South Asia
David L Bevan: Fellow of St John’s College: public economics and macroeconomics
Professor Sir Paul Collier: Director CSAE, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, Professorial Fellow of St Antony's College: Governance in low-income countries, political economy of democracy, growth in Africa, civil war, aid, globalisation and poverty
Dr Matthew Collin
: Research Officer: Development economics, applied micro, land tenure, urban economics, peer effects, ethnicity, child health
Professor Stefan Dercon
Professor of Development Economics and Fellow of Wolfson College: microeconomics, poverty and welfare analysis
Professor Marcel Fafchamps: Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, and Director of the iiG programme: Applied microeconomics
Dr James Fenske: Deputy Director CSAE, University Lecturer in Economic History: Africa, Institutions, History, Development, Environment, Nigeria
Professor Douglas Gollin: Professor of Development Economics: economic growth; agriculture; impact of agricultural technology; self-employment and informality.
Dr Anke Hoeffler: Research Officer: macroeconomics, growth and economics of conflict
Dr Clément Imbert: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College: political economy and labour market effects of social programmes, social insurance and risk, Asia
Judith Kabajulizi: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government: Economics of HIV
Professor John B Knight: Professor of Economics and Fellow of St Edmund Hall: labour and human resource economics
Dr Julien Labonne: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Blavatnik School of Government: Political Economy, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics
Dr Karlijn Morsink: British Academy postdoctoral fellow in economics: Development economics, risk, insurance, microfinance
Mthuli Ncube: Senior Research Fellow and Project Leader at Blavatnik School of Government: Economics of HIV
Dr Simon Quinn: Deputy Director CSAE, University Lecturer and Fellow of St Antony’s College: development economics, markets, firms and institutions in developing economies
Dr Climent Quintana-Domeque: University Lecturer and Tutorial Fellow of St Edmund Hall: development economics, health economics, family economics
Dr Olivier Sterck: Postdoctoral Research Fellow: development economics, health economics, Africa, HIV/AIDS, conflicts, customary justice
Dr Selma Telalagic: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College: family economics, applied microeconomics, development economics

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CSAE Support Team

Julia Coffey: Information Services/Administrative Officer
Suzanne George: Administrative/Publications Officer
Richard Manning: Senior Research Associate
Rose Page:
Richard D W Payne: Information Services Officer
Gail Wilkins: Administrative/Finance Officer

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CSAE DPhil Students and thesis title

Vellore Arthi:
Cinar Baymul:
Peter Brorsen:
Dan Brown:
Stefano Caria: Social networks and learning in developing countries' labour markets.
Rachel Cassidy:
Jieun Choi:
Cornelius Christian:
Frances Cossar:
Ming Dai:
Elwyn Davies
: International trade, development economics, theories on networks and matching, economic institutions.
Michael Dawes:
Daniela Dillenburg Scur:
Simon Franklin: Low cost housing and informal settlements in African Cities
Maria Franco Gavonal:
Anthony Harris:
Essays on the political economy of large-scale land deals
Leander Heldring
Tara Iyer:
Jan Jozwik: Essays on technology adoption in developing countries
Michael Koelle:
Lukas Kleine-Rueschkamp:
Jonathan Lain:
Risk, occupational choice and savings.
Pavel Luengas-Sierra:
Thomas McGregor:
Muhammad Meki:
Rinchan Mirza:
Karan Nagpal
Viviana Perego
Christopher Roth:
Andrea Ruediger:
Victoria Schreitter:
Anisha Sharma: Labour economics, economics of education, development economics.
Gerhard Toews: Essays in resource economics
Hannah Uckat:
Kate Vyborny: Essays on government redistribution in developing countries.
Sébastien E J Walker: Essays in development macroeconomics.
Nat Ware:
Igor Zurimendi:

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Research Associates

Dr Manos Antoninis (EFA Global Monitoring Report): education.
Dr Simon Appleton (University of Nottingham).
Dr M Niaz Asadullah (Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, and SKOPE, Oxford University): development economics, economics of education.
Dr Monazza Aslam
(Visiting Research Associate, Institute of Education, University of London): economics of education and labour economics with a focus on Pakistan.
Dr S Bandyopadhyay
(Queen Mary University of London and London School of Economics).
Dr Abigail Barr (University of Nottingham): behavioural and experimental economics applied to development issues.
Professor Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School, London; Tilburg University, Netherlands; CEPR); banking and finance; institutional and development economics
Dr Alberto Behar (IMF): labour demand, skill-biased technical change, international trade.
Professor S Bhalotra (University of Bristol): applied microeconomics, health, education and gender and the family in low income countries.
Dr Sambit Bhattacharyya: development economics, economic history, and political economy.
Professor Arne Bigsten (University of Gothenburg): income distribution, poverty, industrial development, trade and aid.
Professor Michael Bleaney (University of Nottingham, Emeritus): macroeconomics, exchange rate economics, determinants and effects of civil conflict.
Dr Rulof Burger (University of Stellenbosch): labour economics and microeconometrics.
Dr Daniel Clarke: Research Officer: financial contracting in low-income countries
Dr Markus Eberhardt:
(University of Nottingham): cross-country empirics, productivity analysis.
Professor D Fielding (University of Otago): development macroeconomics and political economy.
Professor Augustin K Fosu(ISSER, University of Ghana).
Professor P Guillaumont
(Professeur émérite à l'Université d'Auvergne et Président de la Ferdi).
Professor S Guillaumont Jeanneney (CERDI).
Professor Jan W Gunning (VU University Amsterdam).
K Hanson (London School of Tropical Hygiene and Medicine): health economics.
Christian Helmers: (Universidad Carlos III, Madrid): intellectual property, with a focus on patents, in advanced developing economies including Brazil, Chile, China, and India.
Dr John Hoddinott (IFPRI).
Laurin Janes: (ODI)
Dr Carolyn Jenkins Macroeconomics, regional integration, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Dr Bereket Kebede (University of East Anglia): development, behavioural and experimental economics; intra-household allocations; social preferences; payment for environmental services; health; land distribution; household energy demand.
Dr Andrew Kerr:
(University of Cape Town): labour economics, microeconometrics.
Martina Kirchberger: (Columbia University): applied microeconometrics, spatial economics, urban economics
Dr Christopher Ksoll
(University of Ottawa): development economics, applied microeconometrics, family networks and insurance, HIV/AIDS and orphans, information technology and rural markets
Dr G Kambou
(World Bank).
Dr Bill Kinsey (Ruzivo Trust Harare): economic anthropology.
Dr Pramila Krishnan (Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge): microeconomics of development.
Dr Kim Lehrer (University of Sherbrooke, Canada): development economics, applied microeconometrics, project evaluation, the economics of education, labour economics, and gender issues
Dr Ron Leung (Development Research Department, African Development Bank).
Dr Adeel Malik (Islamic Centre Lecturer in Development Economics, Dept of International Development (QEH); Globe Fellow in the economies of Muslim societies, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies; Research Fellow in economics, St. Peter's College, Oxford).
Dr N A McCulloch, (IDS).
Dr Alexander Moradi Lecturer, School of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies, University of Sussex.
Professor B Ndulu (Central Bank of Tanzania).
Professor S O’Connell (Swarthmore College): macroeconomics.
Dr Remco Oostendorp (VU University, Amsterdam).
Dr Trudy Owens (University of Nottingham).
Professor T A Oyejide (University of Ibadan and AERC).
Dr John Page (The Brookings Institution, Washington DC).
Dr Catherine Pattillo (IMF).
Dr Natalie Quinn (Career Development Fellow in Economics at the Department of Economics and St John's College, University of Oxford)
Dr R. Reinikka (World Bank): public economics and service delivery; micro foundations of growth; and macroeconomics of trade liberalization.
Dr Elizabeth J Z Robinson (IFPRI-Ghana and University of Gothenburg).
Dr Christian Rogg (Senior Economic Adviser, UK Department for International Development (DFID): asset portfolios and precautionary savings; fiscal policy and aid dependency.
Dr Laurence Roope: (Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford): Applied microeconomics, Welfare economics, Income inequality and poverty
Dr Pieter Serneels: (Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of East Anglia): micro, behavioural and labour economics.
Dr Danila Serra
(Assistant Professor of Economics, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas): experimental methodologies and survey design, both in lab and field settings, for the study of issues relating to corruption, governance, and accountability.
Dr Måns Söderbom
(University of Gothenburg): microeconomics; labour markets; productivity; investment; firm performance.
Dr Charles Chukwuma Soludo
(Chairman, Board of Directors of the African Institute for Applied Economics, Nigeria).
Professor David Stasavage(New York University): political economy of institutions, democracy and education provision, regional integration, political geography.
Dr Kang Tan International macroeconomics, adaptive learning, applied econometrics.
Dr Francis Teal: microeconomics of firms and labour markets
Nicolas Van de Sijpe (Lecturer in Economics, University of Sheffield): applied econometrics, development economics.
Bruno Versailles Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF.
Dr Pierre-Louis Vézina:(Lecturer in Economics, University of Birmingham): international trade, development, migration.
Pedro Vicente (New University of Lisbon): political economy of development.
Dr Zaki Wahhaj (Lecturer in Economics, University of Kent) Gender and economics of the family, education, social norms, informal institutions, risk-sharing and microfinance.
Dr Andrew Zeitlin: (Georgetown Public Policy Institute & Centre for Global Development): development economics, applied microeconomics

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Visiting Academics

Peter Robertson: (University of Western Australia): international trade and economic growth and development, focussing on human capital accumulation, dynamics and trade, and growth issues related to developing countries. Oct 2014 - Dec 2014
Pieter Serneels (University of East Anglia) Jan 2014 - Oct 2014
Hanna Mühlrad (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) Feb 2014 - Mar 2014
Arinze Nwokolo (Universidad de Navarra, Spain) Feb 2014 - Mar 2014

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Policy Committee

Kofi Adjepong-Boateng Standard Chartered, South Africa, Chair of Policy Committee
Professor Christopher Adam             Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford
Robert A. Annibale Global Director, Citi Microfinance
Charles Badenoch Chief Executive, World Vision
Professor Martin Browning Head of Economics Department, University of Oxford
Dr Nicolas Cheeseman Director, African Studies, University of Oxford
Mr Alex Cobham Research Fellow, CGD
Professor Paul Collier Co-Director CSAE, University of Oxford
Dr Jan Dehn Portfolio Manager Ashmore Investment
Dr James Fenske

Deputy Director, CSAE, University of Oxford

Professor Doug Gollin Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford. Chief Editor, Journal of African Economies
Joel Kibazo Partner, JK Associates
Professor John B. Knight Department of Economics, University of Oxford
Sir Tim Lankester Chairman of the Council, LSHTM, University of London
Penny Lawrence International Programmes Director, Oxfam
Richard Manning Senior Research Associate, CSAE, University of Oxford
Dr Greg Mills Director, The Brenthurst Foundation, South Africa
Dr Simon Quinn Deputy Director, CSAE, University of Oxford