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Paul Collier

  • ?Collier has made a substantial contribution to current discussions. His evidence-based approach is a worthwhile corrective to the assumptions about democracy that too often tend to dominate when Western policy makers talk about the bottom billion.? ?The New York Times Book Review ?Before President Obama makes a move he would do well to read Professor...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2009
  • In the award-winning The Bottom Billion , Paul Collier reveals that fifty failed states--home to the poorest one billion people on Earth--pose the central challenge of the developing world. The book shines much-needed light on this group of small nations that are dropping further and further behind the majority of the world's people. What the bottom...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2007
  • VOLUME 1: AfricaVOLUME 2: Europe, Central Asia, and Other Regions"This is a superb manuscript, and one that will become a standard reference in the field for students of conflict and civil war." —Robert Bates, Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University The two volumes of Understanding Civil War build upon the World...

    Publisher : World Bank Publications
    published : 2005
  • VOLUME 1: AfricaVOLUME 2: Europe, Central Asia, and Other Regions"This is a superb manuscript, and one that will become a standard reference in the field for students of conflict and civil war." —Robert Bates, Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University The two volumes of Understanding Civil War build upon the World...

    Publisher : World Bank Publications
    published : 2005
  • Paul Collier tackles some of the central challenges of our time: natural resources exhaustion, climate change adaption, and food shortages.

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2010
  • Civil war conflict is a core development issue. The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country's development process, especially in low-income countries which are more vulnerable to civil war conflict. Conversely, development can impede civil war. When development succeeds, countries become safer—when development fails, they experience...

    Publisher : World Bank Publications
    published : 2003
  • "Magisterial. Paul Collier offers a comprehensive, incisive, and well-written balance sheet of the pros and cons of immigration for receiving societies, sending societies, and migrants themselves. For everyone on every side of this contentious issue, Exodus is a must-read." --Robert Putnam, Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University,...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2013
  • Paul Collier?s contributions to development economics,and in regard to Africa in particular, have marked him out as one of the most influential commentators of recent times. His research has centred upon the causes and consequences of civil war, the effects of aid, and the problems of democracy in low-income and natural-resource-rich societies. His...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2013
  • This book explores the idea that the Mediterranean theater of the Second World War was the first truly modern war. It was a highly mobile conflict, in which logistics were a critical and often deciding factor, and from the very beginning a close relationship between the land, sea, and air elements was vital. Victory could not be achieved by either...

    Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
    published : 2014
  • Accounting for Managers explains how accounting information is used by non-financial managers. The book emphasises the interpretation, rather than the construction, of accounting information and encourages a critical, rather than unthinking acceptance, of the underlying assumptions behind accounting. It links theory with practical examples and case...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2003
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