Dr Wilson Prichard’s research focuses on the relationship between taxation and citizen demands for improved governance in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is the joint Research Director of the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD).
His previous work has focused on political economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, including foreign investment, the formulation of economic policy and trade liberalization. He is a graduate of the Institute of Development Studies and Harvard University. Prior to arriving at IDS he worked as a development policy activist in Washington D.C., with a focus on HIV/AIDS and international trade. He is currently also an Associate Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.
Languages: English and French (fluent).