Professor Frances Stewart

Professor Frances Stewart

Job Title: Advisor

Biography

Frances Stewart is an Advisor at OPHI and was Director of Oxford University’s Department for International Development from 1993–2003, and Director of the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE) at the Department from 2003–2010. She is now an Emeritus Professor of Development Economics at the University of Oxford. 

She worked extensively on the concept of Horizontal Inequality in conflict and post-conflict countries. Among other awards, she received the Leontief prize in 2013 for advancing the frontiers of economic thought from Tufts University, and was given the UNDP’s Mahbub ul Haq award for her lifetime’s achievements in promoting human development in 2009.