Torfinn Harding is a Lecturer in the Department of Economics, University of Sussex. He is associated with Oxcarre/University of Oxford, Statistics Norway and CESifo. Previously he worked at the Research Department of the World Bank. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His research covers FDI promotion, export upgrading and effects of natural resource exports. His work is published in journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics and Economic Journal. Recently he led a Norwegian aid project providing support on macroeconomic analysis and policy to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in South Sudan.