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Welcome to OxCarre

OxCarre was established in October 2007 to become a global centre of excellence in the economics of resource rich countries.  The Centre will conduct original and objective research to improve understanding of the performance of resource rich economies, and to inform policy design to improve this performance.  It will also act as the core of a global network of researchers in this area.  It will bring together existing Oxford expertise in theoretical and empirical economics and apply this to the issues facing resource rich economies.

OxCarre’s establishment was made possible by a generous grant from BP, from which it receives core funding.  This is a non-exclusive relationship, and OxCarre welcomes support from other sources.  Our research is independent of positions taken by any funders.


BBC Radio Four 'Today' Programme, Saturday 30 July 2016

OxCarre postdoc, Sam Wills, was interviewed for the Today programme about his paper 'Left in the Dark? Oil and Rural Poverty', co-authored with former OxCarre postdoc, Brock Smith.  The interview can be found here


OxCarre Seminar Series

Tuesdays at 2.30pm 
Seminar Room A, Manor Road Building
unless otherwise stated*. 

18 October  Joint CSAE/OxCarre Seminar
**1.00pm - Seminar Room C Manor Road Building
Speaker:  Carl-Johan Dalgaard (University of Copenhagen)
Title: The Bounty of the Sea and Long-Run Development


OxCarre Lunchtime Seminar Series

Wednesdays at 12noon
Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building


19 October
Speaker:  Steven Poelhekke (VU University, Amsterdam)
Title: Mining Matters: Natural resource extraction and local business constraints

The full Michaelmas Term seminar list can be found here.