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Paul Collier is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University. Former director of Development Research at the World Bank and advisor to the British government's Commission on Africa, he is one of the world's leading experts on African
economies, and is the author of Breaking the Conflict Trap, among other books.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Poor -- Developing countries.
Poverty -- Developing countries