Job Title: Advisor
Contact Details:
Oxford Department of International Development
Queen Elizabeth House (QEH), University of Oxford
3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB.
Tel: +44 (1865) 281800


Professor of Development Economics and Head of Department

Christopher Adam’s research is on the macroeconomics of low-income countries, in particular those of Africa, with a focus on monetary economics and public finance; and growth and structural change in low-income countries. His work uses methods of quantitative macroeconomics including stochastic and deterministic general equilibrium techniques.

Christopher Adam is Lead Academic for the International Growth Centre (IGC) programme in Tanzania. He is also a Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as member of the DFID-IMF research program on the macroeconomics of low-income countries. From 2003-05 he served as external Macroeconomic Adviser to the Policy Division at the Department for International Development (DFID) and represented DFID as Vice Chair of the African Economic Research Consortium from 2006 to 2016. In 2011-12 he served as Special Advisor to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee Inquiry into Aid Effectiveness.

Link to Website

Link to Christopher Adam’s profile at Department of International Development, University of Oxford

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