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Oliver Morrissey

Professor of Development Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Oliver maintains primary research interests in the economic analysis of aid, taxation and trade performance and policy, especially in Africa, and analysis of African household surveys. He joined Nottingham in 1989 and was promoted to his current position in 2004. He has published many articles in international journals, mostly on aid policy and effectiveness , trade policy reform , conditionality and adjustment, and supply response in agriculture.

Professor Morrissey's complete cv can be downloaded here in pdf format. Oliver's Facewall page.

Expertise Summary

Principal research focus is on sub-Saharan Africa, covering: economic analysis of aid, taxation and trade performance and policy; analysis of household surveys, especially on determinants of earnings, employment and agricultural production.

Research Summary

Present research concentrates on countries in sub-Saharan Africa and includes: the fiscal effects of aid; aid, commodity export prices and exchange rate pass through; agricultural production;… read more

Selected Publications

Rumman Khan and Oliver Morrissey, Income Diversification and Household Welfare in Uganda 1992-2012, CREDIT Research Paper 19/05 (www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/credit/)

Oliver Morrissey, Lionel Roger and Lars Spreng, Aid and Exchange Rates in sub-Saharan Africa: No More Dutch Disease? CREDIT Research Paper 19/07 (www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/credit/)

Rumman Khan, Oliver Morrissey and Paul Mosley, Two Africas? Why Africa's 'Growth Miracle' has barely reduced poverty, CREDIT Research Paper 19/08 (www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/credit/)

Current Research

Present research concentrates on countries in sub-Saharan Africa and includes: the fiscal effects of aid; aid, commodity export prices and exchange rate pass through; agricultural production; household welfare and labour.

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