Paul Collier

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Name: Paul Collier
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Other Nigeria

By: Paul Collier and Acha LekeSomalilandsun - Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, where he is also Professorial Fellow of St. Antony's College and Co-Director of the Center ... [Published Somaliland Sun - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Time to end selfish ‘philanthropy’

Re: Tories intimidate charities into silence. Who's next? Opinion July 16Tories intimidate charities into silence. Who's next? Opinion July 16One way to deal with the Harperites’ bullying of charities might be for all charitable organizations to renounce ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

"Rent-Seeking, Living Standards And Inequality" by Paul Collier

Paul Collier Rent-seeking is the activity of generating and allocating transfers between economic actors. It results in waste and inequality. The rise of rent-seeking, with its epicentre in the accountancy, legal and banking professions, has been ... [Published Social Europe Journal - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Buildings Activist Puts Case for Employing Young People

Dar es Salaam — The Tanzania government was recently accused of hurting the earning power of young people due to a campaign of destroying colonial structures.Speaking in Dar es Salaam, the Executive Director for the Foundation of Civil Society John Uranga ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Conference on Legal Remedies for High-Level Corruption

Corruption is flourishing in the global economy—how do its opponents best use national and international law to combat this trans-national scourge? The Open Society Justice Initiative and the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict are hosting ... [Published Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

We all deserve some of blame

Re: Editorial cartoon, June 24Editorial cartoon, June 24While good for a chuckle, this cartoon targets the wrong culprit.There is no “guy” responsible for road construction. Rather, a succession of provincial and municipal governments have tried to lower ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

TANZANIA GOVT. REVIEWING RURAL- URBAN 'POPULATION INFLUX ISSUES'

THETanzania Government is taking quick response on proposals by a private sectorForum on the question of jobs creation in cities at a time when rural-to-urbanpopulation influx is picking up pace.Apparently,the move by the Government follows reactions ... [Published Business Times Online Tanzania - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Key to ending the gravy train

Re: Change locks back, Ford says, as he plans city hall return, June 18Change locks back, Ford says, as he plans city hall return, June 18Mayor Rob Ford wants his office locks changed back to status quo ante rehabitum . Just give him the new key. Stop ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Land Use In Action: Raleigh and Other Dynamic Metros At the Forefront of the "Great Inversion"

Our regular readers will know that we will, at times, take a step back from the legal side of things to look at the practical side of things.  After all, in the words of Paul Collier , "Most conduct is guided by norms rather than by laws."  So, let's ... [Published JD Supra - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Time stands still on Broad Street side of clock tower

Published: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 5:03 p.m.Updated 24 minutes agoThe time on the Sewickley United Methodist Church clock tower might not be right these days.A June 13 lightning strike that damaged a building at 401 Broad St., which housed a Howard Hanna ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

Bagbin proposes adoption of U.K parliamentary system

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nadowli/Kaleo, Mr Alban Bagbin, has stressed the need for Ghana to change from the ‘winner-takes- all’ system of governance to the proportional representation system.According to him, the ‘winner- takes-all’ system of ... [Published Citifmonline - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 2 reports

NUI Galway economist appointed advisor to IMF

NUI Galway economics professor Alan Ahearne has been appointed an external advisor to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).Prof Ahearne , who was special advisor to the late finance minister Brian Lenihan for two years, will work with the IMF’s strategy, ... [Published Irish Times - Jun 16 2014]

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"they are behind the curve" said Paul Collier of Oxford University, which organizes an annual conference for African central bankers...
"only a third of dar es salaam city area have been built.there is still a vast coastal potential area that hasn't been developed yet and the real sector should see this as an opportunity and develop such areas which will lead to huge employment opportunity" Prof Collier said

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The Other Nigeria [Published Somaliland Sun - Jul 20 2014]
Time to end selfish ‘philanthropy’ [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 20 2014]
"Rent-Seeking, Living Standards And Inequality"... [Published Social Europe Journal - Jul 16 2014]
Euromoney acquires African Mining Indaba [Published Commodities Now - Jul 16 2014]
Is giving money to poor countries doing more ha... [Published PBS - Jul 14 2014]
MacKay’s prostitution bill out of touch with re... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 12 2014]
ASU Lodestar graduates new Public Allies Arizon... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
AFRICA-INVESTMENT-Africa's number crunchers lea... [Published CNBC - Jul 03 2014]
World Bank Group Publishes New Report On Resour... [Published Citybizlist - Jul 02 2014]
Buildings Activist Puts Case for Employing Youn... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 01 2014]
Conference on Legal Remedies for High-Level Cor... [Published Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network - Jun 28 2014]
We all deserve some of blame [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 27 2014]
TANZANIA GOVT. REVIEWING RURAL- URBAN 'POPULATI... [Published Business Times Online Tanzania - Jun 27 2014]
Key to ending the gravy train [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 25 2014]
Ekiti as a Template for Change [Published This Day Online - Jun 25 2014]
Land Use In Action: Raleigh and Other Dynamic M... [Published JD Supra - Jun 24 2014]
Time stands still on Broad Street side of clock... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 24 2014]
Dr. Edwin T. Upchurch Joins ID Technology Partners [Published Wall Street Select - Jun 24 2014]
At UN On Burundi, Code of Conduct Stressed as P... [Published Inner City Press - Jun 23 2014]
The Economic and Political Costs of Immigration [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 21 2014]
Ontario votes wisely [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 21 2014]
Bagbin proposes adoption of U.K parliamentary s... [Published Citifmonline - Jun 19 2014]
New folk set for event [Published Rochford Today - Jun 19 2014]
Bagbin proposes proportional representation system [Published GhanaHomePage - Jun 19 2014]
Scone racing identities dominate [Published The Scone Advocate - Jun 19 2014]
Measures needed to derive full benefit of oil p... [Published GhanaHomePage - Jun 18 2014]
Innovating for African Development [Published News24.com - Jun 17 2014]
NUI Galway economist appointed advisor to IMF [Published Irish Times - Jun 16 2014]
Alan Ahearne named as IMF advisor [Published Ireland Business World - Jun 16 2014]
Bawumia Speaks At Oxford [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Jun 12 2014]
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"Rent-Seeking, Living Standards And Inequality"... [Published Social Europe Journal - Jul 16 2014]
Paul Collier Rent-seeking is the activity of generating and allocating transfers between economic actors. It results in waste and inequality. The rise of rent-seeking, with its epicentre in the accountancy, legal and banking professions, has been ...
"Scotland And Oil: Avoiding A Disastrous Preced... [Published Social Europe Journal - May 13 2014]
Paul Collier In September the Scots will vote on secession. For decades, the key slogan of the Scottish Nationalist Party has been ‘Its Scotland’s oil’. Yet this claim has never been subject to serious scrutiny. I will argue that it is spurious: ethically, ...
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 ...
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