David Chetboun, AFD


Country risk analysis, macroeconomics, growth models, development economics


Economist David Chetboun works on the economic and financial vulnerabilities of several countries where AFD is working. He also contributes to the development of growth model analysis.

A graduate of the École nationale de la statistique et de l'administration économique (ENSAE), David Chetboun worked for three years as an economist at the Observatoire des études économiques des Instituts d'émission d'Outre-mer (IEOM). 

He joined AFD’s Department of Economic Diagnostics and Public Policy in 2014 to work on the economic and financial vulnerabilities of several AFD intervention countries. His work on country risk analysis has also focused on countries in Africa as well as in Asia  and Latin America.. As part of his participation in the development of the analysis of growth models, he supervised projects on the potential of industrialization in Africa, or the analysis of inequalities in Cameroon, the latter project within the framework of the Research facility on Inequalities, coordinated by AFD and funded by the European Union.

Since 2020, David Chetboun has been a project team leader in AFD’s Financial Systems division, where he oversees several financial systems projects in Africa and Asia.

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