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Research Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on African Governance


Nicolas Lippolis

Research and Policy Officer, Centre for the Study of African Economies, Blavatnik School of Government

Nicolas Lippolis is a Research and Policy Officer at the Centre for the Study of African Economies, based at the Blavatnik School of Government. He works with Stefan Dercon and Stephen Peel on the project on “Rethinking African Paths to Industrial Development”, which aims to reshape the policy agenda on industrialisation.

Nicolas holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and an MSc in Economics for Development, both from Oxford University. Prior to joining the Blavatnik School, he worked in the Macroeconomics Research department at Goldman Sachs in London.

His research interests are in development strategies, industrial policy and the political economy of development, with a regional focus on Africa and Latin America.