Dr Anda David

Agence Française de Développement

Anda David is a Senior Researcher at the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the French development agency, and their Lead Economist on inequality. She holds a PhD from Paris Dauphine University, specialising in development economics, with a focus on migration and labour markets. Her current research is centred on inequality and sustainability. Between 2004 and 2015, she regularly collaborated with international organisations active on these issues such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the World Bank. Anda 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 and leads the policy dialogue on the topics of inequality and the just transition. Anda is also a Research Affiliate of the South African Labour and Research Unit at the University of Cape Town and collaborates very closely with the African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research.