Simon Quinn

University of Oxford

Simon Quinn is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Oxford, he is also a Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies. Simon completed a dual degree in Economics and Law at the University of Queensland before coming to Oxford in 2005 as a Rhodes Scholar. Simon completed the MPhil in Economics in 2007 and the DPhil in Economics in 2010; his doctoral research was on "Bank Credit and Legal Status in Moroccan Manufacturing", and was supervised by Professor Marcel Fafchamps. Since then, Simon has pursued post-doctoral research in development economics, with a focus on markets, firms and institutions in Africa; he is also interested in several methodological issues concerning discrete choice and coarse information.