CNRS Director of Research , Université Clermont Auvergne, CERDI
Sustainable Competitiveness Observatory Programme Manager, FERDI
He is also a member of the "Economic Analysis and Development" network of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF). He was Director of CERDI between 2000 and 2013.
His research topics are related to public reforms and privatization in developing countries, competitiveness and exchange rate policies, industrial economy, productivity analysis of manufacturing firms and integration into the global economy.
He is responsible for the Sustainable Competitiveness Observatory program at Ferdi and participates in the work within the framework of partnerships with UEMOA and CEMAC.