Her research focuses on regional integration in the CFA franc zone (WAEMU and CEMAC). She is also working on the Culture and Development Program. Audrey-Anne de Ubeda holds a M.A. from Sciences Po Lyon (International Affairs) and a M.A in Macro and Development economics from the Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE).
Prior to joining Ferdi, she worked in Chile and South Africa in the field of international cooperation and development assistance. She is currently pursuing a PhD degree in Development Economics on the links between trust and economic development, under the supervision of Vianney Dequiedt (CERDI, Université Clermont Auvergne) and Céline Carrère (University of Geneva).