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Sherillyn Raga

Research Fellow

  • International Economic Development Group
Portrait of Sherillyn Raga

Sherillyn has a decade of professional experience on policy-oriented research covering macroeconomics, financial integration, trade and investment in Asian and African contexts. At ODI, her latest work includes analyses on intra-African trade, UK-Africa investment, digital trade among Commonwealth members, financial services in Yemen, interbank markets and regional banking in Africa, and macroeconomic impact of Covid19 in the global south.

Prior joining ODI, Sherillyn worked at the Philippine central bank (BSP), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Asian Development Bank (ADB). At the BSP, she prepared the central bank’s positions on issues related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) financial integration initiatives, including capital account liberalisation and capital market development. As a Research Associate at the IMF, Sherillyn contributed to macroeconomic surveillance reports and working papers on the evolution of monetary policy and global spillovers in ASEAN, and became a team member of the IMF Article IV Mission to Palau. At the ADB, she conducted analysis and presentations on the inflationary impact of the exchange rate policy as well as preliminary assessment of selected ADB projects in Papua New Guinea.

  1. Public debt profile of selected African countries

    Emerging analysis

  2. Sri Lanka's future pathway


  3. MSME-led private sector development in contexts of conflict, fragility and displacement


  4. How will Southeast Asia benefit from the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework?

  5. Africa’s economic integration and prospects for UK investors

  6. Reflections on four key issues ahead of this year’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

  7. What if the Commonwealth was really about common wealth?

  8. More action is required to lower the costs of remittances through mobile money

  9. Think Change episode 3: will the war in Ukraine cause a food crisis?

  10. Economic vulnerability to the Russia–Ukraine War: which low- and middle-income countries are most vulnerable?


  11. Shaping the macro-economy of low- and middle-income countries in response to Covid-19


  12. ODI–GIZ AfCFTA policy brief series

    Briefing/policy papers

  13. Overview of UK–Kenya bilateral trade

    Briefing/policy papers

  14. Overview of Kenya–China bilateral trade

    Briefing/policy papers

  15. Promoting Kenyan exports: a country- and product-specific analysis

    Briefing/policy papers

  16. Overview of Kenya–India bilateral trade

    Briefing/policy papers

  17. Overview of Kenya–US bilateral trade

    Briefing/policy papers

  18. Overview of trade between Kenya and the rest of Africa (ROA)

    Briefing/policy papers

  19. Overview of trade between Kenya and the European Union

    Briefing/policy papers

  20. Overview of trade between Kenya and members of the East African Community (EAC)

    Briefing/policy papers

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