Professor, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Director, Center for Finance and Development
Senior Fellow Ferdi
He is also a member of the editorial board of the Revue d'Economie du Développement and a Founding Fellow of the European Union Development Network (EUDN).
From 2012 until 2016 he was Director of the Centre for Finance and Development. He was an Associate Professor at the University of Montréal and Professor at the Centre d'études et de recherches en développement international (CERDI). He holds a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA. His research focuses on the microeconomics of development, with a current focus on impact evaluation of social programme in West Africa and the Maghreb. He has been a consultant to the World Bank, the FAO, the UNDP, the Gates Foundation and several national governments.