Kabbashi M. Suliman is currently the associate professor at the Department of Economics, University of Khartoum. Suliman received his MA form the University of Manchester, UK, and his PhD from the University of Khartoum. His interests revolve around the economics of development. His recent publications include: Suliman, K. M. 2016. Understanding and Avoiding the Oil Curse in Sudan. In I. Elbadawi and H. Selim (ed.), Understanding and Avoiding the Oil Curse in Resource-rich Arab Economies (pp. 421-460). Cambridge University Press; Suliman, K. M 2016. The Political Economy of Fiscal Institutions and Macroeconomic Management in Sudan. Economic Research Forum (ERF) Working Paper (1044). Suliman, K and I. Elbadawi, (ed.). Labour, Growth, Equity, and Structural Reforms in Post-Secession Sudan.