Wilson Prichard

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  • Comparative Politics
  • Development Studies
  • International Relations


  • MESc, Harvard University
  • M.Phil., Institute of Development Studies
  • D. Phil., Institute of Development Studies

Wilson Prichard

Associate Professor
Research Director, International Center for Tax and Development


Research focus on the politics and political economy of international development, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. Specific interests include accountability and governance, revenue sources and development outcomes, international institutions (especially foreign aid), post-conflict reconstruction, public sector reform and international trade and investment. Has published articles in the Journal of Development Studies and the International Review of Administrative Sciences along with several book chapters and working papers while a book titled Taxation, Responsiveness and Accountability in Sub-Saharan Africa is near completion.

Research Interests

  • Politics and governance in developing countries
  • Taxation and Development
  • Revenues, governance and development
  • Foreign aid and aid reform
  • Global public policy

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