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Oliver Morrissey

Professor of Development Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences



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 the fiscal impact of aid; trade policy, performance and poverty; taxation in Africa; agricultural production in Tanzania; and the political economy of policy reform.

Selected Publications

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