Paul Collier

  • Professor of Economics, Oxford University

Paul Collier's Presentations

TED@State June 2009

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Paul Collier's new rules for rebuilding a broken nation: Long conflict can wreck a country, leaving behind poverty and chaos. But what's the right way to help war-torn countries rebuild? At TED@State, Paul Collier explains the problems with current... More

Paul Collier's new rules for rebuilding a broken nation: Long conflict can wreck a country, leaving behind poverty and chaos. But what's the right way to help war-torn countries rebuild? At TED@State, Paul Collier explains the problems with current post-conflict aid plans, and suggests 3 ideas for a better approach.

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TED2008 February 2008

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4 ways to improve the lives of the "bottom billion": Around the world right now, one billion people are trapped in poor or failing countries. How can we help them? Economist Paul Collier lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor.

4 ways to improve the lives of the "bottom billion": Around the world right now, one billion people are trapped in poor or failing countries. How can we help them? Economist Paul Collier lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor.

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