jimI work in the Office of the Chief Economist, Africa region, at the World Bank. Here I lead the Think Africa Partnership and the Chief Economists of Government initiative.

I teach at the University of Oxford and I am an external research associate of the Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies (OxCarre) at the University of Oxford.
Previously, I was Director of Research at NRGI and the founding staff member for the Natural Resource Charter.  My research examines the relationship between governance, natural resources and economic development.

Contact me: jimcust@gmail.com

Twitter: @jimcust