In Focus: Income Diversification and Household Welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa

In Focus: Income Diversification and Household Welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa

Date: April 02, 2020

Guest: Prof. Oliver Morrissey

A stable and reliable income is cornerstone for welfare in any society. The key concern is, how does household diversify its income to achieve improved household welfare. In this episode, we delve into the topic with Prof. Oliver Morrissey, Professor of Development Economics at the University of Nottingham, in the United Kingdom.

Prof. Oliver Morrissey

Professor of Development Economics, University of Nottingham

Oliver Morrissey is a Professor of Development Economics at the University of Nottingham, in the United Kingdom. He is also the Managing Co-Editor of the Journal of Development Studies, and a member of the Editorial Management Board for Development Policy Review.

Prof. Morrissey 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 has published many articles in international journals, mostly on aid policy and effectiveness, trade policy reform, conditionality and adjustment, and supply response in agriculture.