Project Team Leader in the Urban Development Division at AFD
2 published articles
Nicole Madariaga holds a PhD in economics from University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. Her thesis work focused on the analysis of commercial integration, the location of industrial activities and regional economic convergence in Latin America. She also taught at the University of Paris 1 and at ENSAE (international trade, development economics, spatial economics).
Then, she worked as an economist at the French Treasury, where she was in charge of analysing international trade and business activities. In 2010, she joined AFD as an economist in the Macroeconomic Analysis and Country Risk Division. In 2014, she joined the Urban Development Division, initially as an economist in charge of several themes (urban food supply, job creation in cities, urban climate change, etc.), and then from 2019 as project team leader on finance and decentralization.