Jean-Louis Arcand, Ph.D.
Global Economics, Global Political Economy
Jean-Louis Arcand is a professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA. He is associate editor of the Journal of African Economies and the Revue d’Economie du Développement, Founding Fellow of the European Union Development Network (EUDN). He was assistant and then associate professor at the Université de Montréal, and professor at the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches en Développement International (CERDI). His research centers on the microeconomics of development, particularly in West Africa and the Maghreb, with a current focus on the impact evaluation of social programs. He has been a consultant to the World Bank, the FAO and several national governments. Jean-Louis Arcand teaches in Thunderbird’s Executive MBA-Europe program.