Anda David is a senior researcher at AFD (the French Development Agency), in charge of the research programs on inequality, poverty and international migration. She holds a PhD from DIAL (Paris Dauphine University and IRD), specialising in development economics, with a focus on migration and the labour market in Middle Eastern and North African countries. Her current research focuses on inequality and social cohesion, the impact of emigration on countries of origin and aid effectiveness.
Between 2004 and 2015, she regularly collaborated with various international organisations active on these issues such as OECD, ILO and World Bank. Anda David joined AFD’s research division in December 2015 and is currently the scientific coordinator of the AFD-EU Research Facility on Inequality. Since January 2021, she is based at the AFD regional bureau for Southern Africa in Johannesburg.