James Alic Garang


Email: aliabugalu@gmail.com


University of Massachusetts-Amherst, PhD, Economics


James Alic Garang is a co-founder and scholar at The Sudd Institute. His areas of interest include macroeconomics, development economics, financial sector, and financial inclusion. He has in the past participated in host of academic and professional undertakings, including internships at the African Development Bank in Tunisia (2009-2010), as a lead evaluator on the Banking Sector during the “Comprehensive Evaluation of the Government of South Sudan, 2006-2010”, a consultant with the World Bank (2013-2014), and a board member serving on a number of charitable organizations and academic affiliations. A former McNair Scholar, and a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, James holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A former Deputy Dean of Faculty of Economic & Social Studies at Upper Nile University and a Senior Economist with the Ebony Center for Strategic Studies, he is currently a Senior Advisor to the Executive Director at the IMF Executive Board in Washington, DC.



On Navigating the Roadmap: A Path Towards Democratization and Prosperity 28/02/2023
Pope Francis’s Visit to South Sudan and its Significance 14/02/2023
Key Milestones on South Sudan’s Engagement with the International Monetary Fund 06/12/2022
It takes a Village to Raise a Child: South Sudan’s Reengagement Strategy with Key International Financial Institutions 02/08/2022
Salary Adjustment for the South Sudanese Legislature: Policy Implications 08/02/2022
Will the Impact of the Pandemic on the Expected National Output Persist? 03/06/2021
Food Security and Nutrition Vulnerability and Risk Analysis in Former Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal States 18/04/2018
The Question of Big Government, and Financial Viability: The Case of South Sudan 01/02/2013


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