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Dr Gary Milante

POSITION AT SIPRI
Programme Director

Dr Gary Milante

Gary Milante

Dr Gary Milante is Programme Director and Focal Point for the Global Registry of Violent Deaths (GReVD) initiative. His research focuses on measuring and monitoring security and socio-economic development through indicator and metric design, applied econometrics, statistical analysis and modeling.  Dr Milante uses systems approaches to make the complex problems associated with sequencing of institutional reforms, development portfolio design, strategic planning and needs assessment accessible to policymakers and practitioners in the field, with a special focus on the needs of fragile and conflict-affected states. He has worked for the World Bank and advised multilateral institutions (OECD, IMF, UN agencies), civil society organizations and the governments of developing and developed countries.

Subject expertise

Development practice and policy, global indicators of security and development, defense economics, development impacts of peacekeeping, comprehensive approach/whole of government responses, security and development nexus, fiscal and monetary policy in conflict and post-conflict countries

Regional expertise

Africa (Horn and Central), Middle East, the Pacific

Phone number
+46 8 655 97 00
Languages
English
Education

PhD in Economics, University of California at Irvine

Citizenship
United States
Affiliations
  • Stability Journal, Board member
SIPRI AND PARTNER PUBLICATIONS
External publications
  • Zhou, J., Sullivan, K. and Milante, G., Towards pathways for peacebuilding and development to reduce violent extremism, Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, Vol 12, No 2 (2017) 
  • Milante, G., co-author, World Development Report 2011  (2011)
  • Milante, G., Byrd, W., Anye, K., 'A New Approach to Understanding Afghanistan’s Transition', USIP Peaceworks Report, June 2013, no. 87
  • Milante, G., McBride, M., Skaperdas S., 'Peace and War with Endogenous State Capacity', in Journal of Conflict Resolution, March 2011, 55 (3)