Dan Haglund

Economist, Oxford Policy Management’s Extractive Industries Portfolio

Dan Haglund is a political economist focused on natural resources policy. His PhD thesis at the University of Bath explored the dynamics of fiscal and regulatory policy-making in the Zambian mining sector. This led to a series of articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as other publications, focusing on mining sector policy and broader China-Africa relations. At OPM, Dan has worked on the World Bank’s Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources Project in Tanzania, as well as a natural gas project for a private client also in Tanzania. He is currently project managing a broad regulatory and institutional assessment of Montserrat’s mining and quarrying sector (funded by DFID). Prior to his doctorate, Dan spent four years working in investment banking in London, with responsibilities that included complex financial modelling of infrastructure projects. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Swedish (native language) and speaks intermediate Mandarin Chinese.

Bridges news

22 November 2012
According to a recently published study by consultancy Oxford Policy Management, the number of commodities-dependent countries with low and middle incomes has risen by more than 30 percent between 1996 and 2010 - up from 46 to 61 countries - leaving them vulnerable to the "resource curse." Half of...
4 July 2012
According to a recently published study by consultancy Oxford Policy Management, the number of commodities-dependent countries with low and middle incomes has risen by more than 30 per cent between 1996 and 2010 – up from 46 to 61 countries – leaving them vulnerable to the resource curse. Half of...