Paul Collier

Type: Person
Name: Paul Collier
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Stationary shop sold stationery

Re: Paper Things boutique folds after 51 years, April 14Paper Things boutique folds after 51 years, April 14Many of us will miss the volunteer-run Paper Things Boutique, which has contributed so much to the National Ballet of Canada, as described in your ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Conference Sessions through RES Live!

Published Date: 03 April 2014Sessions from the recent RES 2014 Annual Conference at Manchester, with accompanying papers and presentation slides are now available through our RES Live!  webpage here .Filter the Conference sessions you are interested in ... [Published Royal Economic Society - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Anambra emerges best in 2013 WASSCE

Anambra State has emerged the best in the 2013 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).The result showed that the state came first, followed by Abia, Rivers and Lagos.Ghana came first among West African countries.The breakdown showed ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Oceania young workers’ meeting in Sydney

Participants were taken through PSI's structure and purpose, as well as the timing of all the meetings. They were then shown a presentation called "PSI: Opportunities for Youth" by Katie Rowsell, Oceania Youth Co-Coordinator. The presentation highlighted ... [Published Public Services International - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

If only she had read my essay first…

Kenan Malik in Pandaemonium: On Monday my essay  ‘In Defence of Diversity’  – which exposes the hollowness of contemporary anti-immigration rhetoric, and places it in historical context – won the  3 Quarks Daily 2014 essay prize . And on Monday, ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Hooked on Commodities: A Look at the History of the Global Resource Curse

Source: New InternationalistThe world’s rapacious appetite for raw materials has exploded over the last decade. But the benefits are hard to find. A look at the history of the ‘resource curse’ .Say what you will about the late Venezuelan President Hugo ... [Published Toward Freedom - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Diamonds - No Business-As-Usual...

Last year, Nicholas Shaxshon, a former Reuters correspondent, wrote an interesting piece on "The resource curse, or the paradox of poverty from plenty" based on his experiences in Angola.He was taken aback by the war and poverty in Angola despite its ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Immigration: Is a Sensible Debate Impossible?

Following the introduction of Bulgaria and Romania into the European Union, a huge influx of migrants was expected from the new Eastern frontier. Much of the political right speculated a flooding of benefit tourists, looking to scrounge off the welfare ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Collier–Sandefur Debate on Migration – What is the Question Please?

Paul Collier and Justin Sandefur are discussing migration with recent postings on the popular From Poverty to Power blog hosted by Duncan Green of OXFAM.  But, can we please first agree on the question?Collier’s blog-post starts with the question of how ... [Published World Bank - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Urban Planners Tipped On Sustainable Growth

Urban planners have been urged to stop trading blames for the current state of urban centres in the country and instead act fast before numerous informal settlements crop up. The call was made by Sir Paul Collier, a professor of economics and public policy ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Migration and Development: Who Bears the Burden of Proof? Justin Sandefur replies to Paul Collier

Justin Sandefur responds to yesterday’s post by Paul Collier on the impact of migration on developing countries, and you get to vote The global diaspora of educated Africans, Asians, and Latin Americans living in the developed world stand accused ... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

"What Is Europe About?" by Paul Collier

Paul Collier At its foundation the European project was primarily about peace. Following the murderous preceding decades this was rightly the overriding priority. It was also about power: squeezed between the imperial powers of USA and the USSR unity ... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 12 2014]

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"through this, government gets the revenue to finance the infrastructure necessary for urbanisation. a city is in a way a giant public good if it benefits the people who live there in terms of decent living conditions, sanitation, good employment opportunities, financing such a public good should come from revenues from taxation appreciation of land" Collier said

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Stationary shop sold stationery [Published Toronto Star Online - 21 hours ago]
Unanswered FAQs on Research and Innovation [Published Bruegel - Apr 15 2014]
Watch Conference Sessions through RES Live! [Published Royal Economic Society - Apr 15 2014]
India ready for fourth wave post polls: Saurabh... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Apr 11 2014]
Anambra emerges best in 2013 WASSCE [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 10 2014]
Fire It Up! LHC Begins Long Restart [Published Discovery Channel - Apr 07 2014]
We Remember but Soldier On [Published Individual.com - Apr 07 2014]
Court round-up for the North Staffordshire Just... [Published The Sentinel - Apr 01 2014]
Currency and Power are Synonymous [Published This Day Online - Mar 30 2014]
Oceania young workers’ meeting in Sydney [Published Public Services International - Mar 27 2014]
If only she had read my essay first… [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 27 2014]
Hooked on Commodities: A Look at the History of... [Published Toward Freedom - Mar 26 2014]
Diamonds - No Business-As-Usual... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 25 2014]
Immigration: Is a Sensible Debate Impossible? [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 24 2014]
Alex Porter: Immigration: Is a Sensible Debate... [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 24 2014]
Collier–Sandefur Debate on Migration – What is ... [Published World Bank - Mar 21 2014]
Urban Planners Tipped On Sustainable Growth [Published Individual.com - Mar 21 2014]
Urban Planners Tipped On Sustainable... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 21 2014]
From subsistence farming to prosperity? [Published SeekerBlog - Mar 21 2014]
Migration and Development: Who Bears the Burden... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 19 2014]
Will I Send As Much Money Home To Somalia As My... [Published Somaliland Times - Mar 18 2014]
How does emigration affect countries-of-origin?... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 18 2014]
THE ROLE OF AFRICAN CENTRAL BANKS IN MACROECONO... [Published Business Times Online Tanzania - Mar 14 2014]
How A Billion-Dollar Map Will Revolutionize Min... [Published AFK Insider - Mar 14 2014]
Common tenure [Published ChurchTimes - Mar 14 2014]
My view: The 'resource curse' and rush for foss... [Published Deseret Morning News - Mar 13 2014]
"What Is Europe About?" by Paul Collier [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 12 2014]
Hudak and the invisible hand [Published Toronto Star Online - Mar 11 2014]
Why struggle [Published Solomon Star - Mar 10 2014]
Ailing And Failing Democracies – Analysis [Published Eurasia Review - Mar 09 2014]
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If only she had read my essay first… [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 27 2014]
Kenan Malik in Pandaemonium: On Monday my essay  ‘In Defence of Diversity’  – which exposes the hollowness of contemporary anti-immigration rhetoric, and places it in historical context – won the  3 Quarks Daily 2014 essay prize . And on Monday, ...
From subsistence farming to prosperity? [Published SeekerBlog - Mar 21 2014]
[Image Nairobi 2009 ©Corbis, Nigel Pavitt] For several years I’ve been writing about the development challenge — what policies are the most effective to help Paul Collier’s “ Bottom Billion ” escape from poverty to our world of prosperity? There ...
Migration and Development: Who Bears the Burden... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 19 2014]
Justin Sandefur responds to yesterday’s post by Paul Collier on the impact of migration on developing countries, and you get to vote The global diaspora of educated Africans, Asians, and Latin Americans living in the developed world stand accused ...
How does emigration affect countries-of-origin?... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Mar 18 2014]
Take a seat people, you’re in for a treat. Paul Collier kicks off an exchange with Justin Sandefur on that hottest of hot topics, migration. I’ve asked them to focus on the impact on poor countries, as most of the press debate concentrates on the ...
"What Is Europe About?" by Paul Collier [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 12 2014]
Paul Collier At its foundation the European project was primarily about peace. Following the murderous preceding decades this was rightly the overriding priority. It was also about power: squeezed between the imperial powers of USA and the USSR unity ...
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