Torfinn Harding

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.  

Content by Torfinn Harding
  • Publication - Working Paper

    Oil in South Sudan: Implications from International Experience (Working Paper)

    11 Oct 2013 | James Cust, Torfinn Harding

  • Project

    Institutions and the Oil Sector in South Sudan

    Oil is the lifeline of the South Sudan economy now and over the medium term. It accounted for about half of the country’s GDP, and most of the country’s exports (about 97 %) and government’s revenue (about 98 %) in the period 2008-2011. Oil production of 360 thousand barrels per day in 2011 resulted in high export earnings, high government revenues and an income per...

    1 Jul 2013 | Torfinn Harding, James Cust

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Scenarios for future growth

    1 Mar 2012 | Torfinn Harding

  • Project

    Scenarios for future growth

    All countries face the challenge of designing and implementing macroeconomic policies that are appropriate to individual economies. Macroeconomic policymaking is never “easy”, in the sense that there is only one, obvious answer to how a particular policy should be designed and implemented. There are always choices to be made, and those choices have to be arrived at in...

    1 Feb 2012 | Torfinn Harding