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Dr Gary Milante

Associate Senior Researcher

Dr Gary Milante

Gary Milante

Dr Gary Milante is an Associate Senior Researcher. 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


PhD in Economics, University of California at Irvine

United States
  • Stability Journal, Board member
External publications