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Alice Nicole SINDZINGRE

Onglets principaux

Visiting Lecturer, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Department of Economics, University of London.

Chercheuse associée, Centre d'Economie de l'Université Paris-Nord (CEPN, UMR7234-CNRS), Université Paris-13/Associate researcher, Paris-North Economics Centre (CEPN), University Paris-13.

 

Thèmes de recherche/Research topics

Economie politique; économie des institutions; épistémologie de l'économie; Afrique Sub-Saharienne/Political economy; economics of institutions; epistemology of economics; Sub-Saharan Africa.

 

Diplômes/Education

1991-1992 Diplôme d'économie et de statistiques, CEPE (Centre d'Etudes des Programmes Economiques), ENSAE (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique, INSEE, Paris).
1981 Doctorat de Troisième Cycle, anthropologie, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris).
1973 Maîtrise de gestion, Université Paris IX-Dauphine (gestion publique).

 

Enseignements/Teaching

2003-present: Visiting lecturer, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, Department of Economics, MSc course ‘Macroeconomics Applied to Africa’.

2015-2017: cours à l’Ecole doctorale, ISEG (Lisbon School of Economics and Management), Université de Lisbonne, ‘Development Theories’.

2010-2014 : cours Master ‘Action publique pour le développement durable des territoires et de l’agriculture’ : ‘Les théories et déterminants du développement : marchés, politiques économiques, institutions’, Clermont-Ferrand, AgroParisTech-ENGREF (Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts).

2009-2014: cours Master 1: ‘Economie du développement’, Master Economie de l’Environnement et de l’Energie, Université Paris-Nanterre, UFR Sciences Économiques, Gestion, Mathématiques, Informatique.

2008-2010: chargée d’enseignement, Sciences Po-Paris, cours Master 2: ‘Atelier du développement’, Master Affaires Internationales.

2007-2010: chargée d’enseignement, Sciences Po-Paris, cours Master 1 ‘Pauvreté et Développement’, Master Affaires Internationales, Chaire Finances Internationales.

 

Publications

Concept and Causation: Issues in the Modelling of Institutions, Forum for Social Economics (special issue ‘The Complexity of Institutions: Theory and Computational Methods’), forthcoming 2018.

Institutions as a Composite Concept: Explaining their Indeterminate Relationships with Paths of Development, Journal of Contextual Economics (University of Witten-Herdecke), vol. 137, n°1-2, pp. 167–192, 2017.

Understanding the Concept of Gift in Economics: Contributions from Other Social Sciences, Eidos: A Journal for Philosophy of Culture (University of Warsaw), vol. 2, pp. 4-20, 2017.

L’économie peut-elle absorber les autres sciences sociales ? La pertinence des concepts de l’anthropologie, Afrique Contemporaine, n°258, pp. 157-171, 2017.

Foreign Aid and Its Effectiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa: Theoretical Criticisms and Empirical Facts, in Yongkyu Chang ed., Contemporary African Societies and Culture, Seoul, Dahae Publishing (with the support of the National Research Foundation of Korea-NRF), 2017.

From an Eroding Model to Questioned Trade Relationships: The European Union and Sub-Saharan Africa, Insight on Africa, vol. 8, n°2, July, pp. 81-95, 2016.

Fostering Structural Change? China’s Divergence and Convergence with Africa’s Other Trade and Investment Partners, African Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 8, n°1, June, pp. 12-44, 2016.

 (and Caroline Dufy), ‘Developmental’ Policies and Rent: Comparing Russia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, vol. 54, n°1, pp. 69-91, 2016.

La pertinence de l’anthropologie économique face à une économie intégrant les concepts de l’anthropologie : l’exemple des normes sociales, Cahiers de Sociologie Economique et Culturelle (Université du Havre), n°59-60, juin-décembre, pp. 151-167, 2015.

Aid and Economic Development, in Thomas Spear ed., Oxford Bibliographies in African Studies, New York, Oxford University Press, revised August 2015.

Whatever Inconsistencies and Effects? Explaining the Resilience of the Policy Reforms Applied to Developing Countries, Forum for Social Economics, vol. 44, n°2, August, pp. 159-178, 2015.

Constraints on Developmental Regionalism in Low-Income Countries: the Limitations of Convergence Policies, Kobe University Law Review, n°48, pp. 1-27, 2014.

China’s Relationships with Sub-Saharan Africa: Despite Convergence with Industrialised Countries, Drivers of Structural Transformation?, in Tatiana Deych, Alexander Zhukov, Olga Kulkova and Evgeny Korendyasov eds., Africa’s Growing Role in World Politics, Moscow, Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute for African Studies, pp. 209-232, 2014.

Structural Change or Path Dependence? Assessing the Growth Paths of Sub-Saharan African Economies, Il Politico (University of Pavia), vol. 235, n°1, January-April, pp. 137-158, 2014.

The Impact of Emerging Countries on Sub-Saharan African Economies: Factors of Long-Term Growth?, in Egidio Dansero, Francesca De Filippi, Emanuele Fantini, Irene Marocco eds., Imagining Cultures of Cooperation - Proceedings of the III CUCS Congress, Turin 19-21 September 2013, JUNCO - Journal of Universities and International Development Cooperation, Università degli Studi di Torino and Politecnico di Torino, n°1, pp. 420-428, 2014.

The Ambivalent Impact of Commodities: Structural Change or Status Quo in Sub-Saharan Africa?, South African Journal of International Affairs (special Issue: ‘Emerging’ Africa: Critical Transitions’), vol. 20, n°1, pp. 23-55, 2013.

Structural Change or Path Dependence? Growth Paths of Sub-Saharan African Economies in the Early 21st Century, Milano, Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI), working paper 48, March, 2013, and ISPI Studies (special issue: African Fastest-Growing Economies between Myths and Opportunities), pp. 1-24, March 2013.

The Impact of the 2008–2009 Crisis on Commodity-Dependent Low-Income African Countries: Confirming the Relevance of the Concept of Poverty Trap?, Journal of International Development, vol. 24, n°8, November, pp. 989–1007, 2012.

The Relevance of Asian Growth Experiences for Sub-Saharan Africa: an Economics Perspective, International Politics Quarterly, vol. 33, n°3, 2012, pp. 60-85 (Peking University, School of International Studies). 亚洲增长经验对撒哈拉以南非洲地区的相关性---一种经济学视角

Aid and Economic Development, in Thomas Spear ed., Oxford Bibliographies in African Studies, New York, Oxford University Press, 2012, 37 pages.

Neopatrimonialism and its Reinterpretations by Development Economics, in Daniel C. Bach and Mamoudou Gazibo eds., Neopatrimonialism in Africa and Beyond, London, Routledge, 2012, pp. 90-107 (revision of the French version).

(and Bernadette Madeuf), Growth, Democracy and Globalisation: Assessing the Links, in Francis Démier and Elena Musiani eds., La démocratie européenne à l’épreuve des changements économiques et sociaux, XIXe–XXe siècle (La democrazia europea alla prova dei cambiamenti economici e sociali, XIX-XX secolo), Bologna, Bononia University Press, 2011, pp. 145-168.

Le néopatrimonialisme et ses réinterprétations par l'économie du développement, in Daniel C. Bach and Mamoudou Gazibo eds., L’Etat néopatrimonial : genèse et trajectoires contemporaines, Ottawa, Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa Press, 2011, pp. 117-150.

The Conditions for Long-Term Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: China as a Model, a Constraint and an Opportunity, Cahiers du Centre Emile Durkheim 9 (SciencesPo-Bordeaux-UMR 5116 CNRS), 2011.

Uncertain Prospects of Commodity-Dependent Developing Countries, in Machiko Nissanke and George Mavrotas eds., Commodities, Governance and Economic Development under Globalization, in Memory of Alfred Maizels, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. 139-162.

Review of “Richard E. Mshomba, Africa and the World Trade Organization”, African Studies Review, vol. 53, n°1, April 2010, pp. 217-218, 2010.

Les relations entre droit, économie et développement : remarques conceptuelles, Revue Juridique et Politique des Etats Francophones (Editions Juris Africa), n°3, July-September, 2009, pp. 300-332.

Des perspectives de croissance incertaines ? L’évolution des échanges commerciaux des pays en développement, Annuaire Français de Relations Internationales (Centre Thucydide, Université Paris II) (Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs/Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes) (rubrique « économie politique internationale »), Paris, La Documentation Française, Brussels, Bruylant, vol. X, 2009, pp. 871-889. ISBN: 978-2-8027-2730-9.

Financing Developmental Social Policies in Low-Income Countries: Conditions and Constraints, in Katja Hujo and Shea McClanahan eds., Financing Social Policy: Mobilizing Resources for Social Development, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan and Geneva, UNRISD, 2009, pp. 115-140.

Contraintes économiques et institutions politiques : les impacts des réformes et de la dépendance à l'égard des ressources naturelles (Economic Constraints and Political Institutions: the Impacts of Reforms and Dependence on Natural Resources), in Mamoudou Gazibo and Céline Thiriot eds., Le politique en Afrique : état des débats et pistes de recherche, Paris, Karthala, 2009, pp. 289-317.

(and Brigid Gavin), EU Trade Relations with Emerging Asia: Identifying the Issues, Asia-Europe Journal (Asia-Europe Foundation/ASEF) (special issue ‘Regionalism and Regional Trade Agreements in Europe-Asia Trade Relations’), vol. 7, n°1, February, pp. 9-22, 2009.

Coordination et trappes à pauvreté: la perspective de l’économie du développement, in Ludovic Julien and Fabrice Tricou eds., Les approches de la coordination en sciences sociales, Paris, Presses Universitaires de Paris-Ouest, 2009, pp. 101-133.

Les programmes de stabilisation et d’ajustement structurel dans les pays en développement : rétrospectivement, quelles leçons ?, Techniques Financières et Développement, n°92, septembre, 2008, pp. 31-42 (special issue : 25 ans de coopération et de finance solidaire).

Revisiting the Links between Trade Openness, Poverty, Inequality and Growth: the Example of India, in Preeti Phuskele ed., Globalization: Impacts and Implications, Hyderabad (India), ICFAI University Press, 2008, pp. 192-218.

A Failure or a Necessity? State Intervention and Growth in Developing Countries, in Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi and Renu Khator eds., Globalisation, Governance and Technology: Challenges and Alternatives, New Delhi, Deep and Deep Publications, 2008, pp. 41-59.

Review of “Solving the Riddle of Globalization and Development”, Manuel R. Agosin, David E. Bloom, Georges Chapelier and Jagdish Saigal eds., London, Routledge for and on behalf of UNCTAD-UNDP Global Programme on Globalization, Liberalization and Sustainable Human Development, 2007”, Journal of International Development, vol. 20, n°3, April, 2008, pp. 411-412.

The Relationships between Institutions, Growth and Poverty in Developing Countries: a Theoretical Approach, in Clemens Sedmak and Thomas Böhler eds., Perspectives in Poverty Alleviation, Berlin and Vienna, LIT Publishers, 2007, pp. 303-318.

Aid and Development: Consequences, in John Middleton ed., The New Encyclopaedia of Africa, Farmington Hills, Charles Scribner’s Sons, pp. 36-42, 2007.

Financing the Developmental State: Tax and Revenue Issues, Development Policy Review, vol. 25, n°5, September, pp. 615-632 (Theme issue ‘Developmental States in the New Millennium’, Verena Fritz and Alina Rocha Menocal eds.), 2007.

Explaining Threshold Effects of Globalisation on Poverty: an Institutional Perspective, in Machiko Nissanke and Erik Thorbecke eds., The Impact of Globalization on the World’s Poor: Transmission Mechanisms, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, pp. 271-299.

The Multidimensionality of Poverty: an Institutionalist Perspective, in Nanak Kakwani and Jacques Silber eds., The Many Dimensions of Poverty, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, pp. 52-74.

(and Machiko Nissanke), Institutional Foundations for Shared Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, African Development Review, vol. 18, n°3, December, pp. 353-391, 2006.

The Relevance of the Concepts of Formality and Informality: A Theoretical Appraisal, in Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, Ravi Kanbur and Elinor Ostrom eds., Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies, Oxford, Oxford University Press and WIDER, 2006, pp. 58-74.

Reforms, Structure or Institutions? Assessing the Determinants of Growth in Low-Income Countries, Third World Quarterly, vol. 26, n°2, March, pp. 281-305, 2005.

States, Networks, and Rents: Contrasting Corruption in Africa and Asia, in Michael Johnston ed., Civil Society and Corruption: Mobilizing for Reform, Proceedings of the Center for Ethics and World Societies, Colgate University, Lanham, MD, University Press of America, 2005, pp. 33-60.

Trade and Foreign Direct Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Determinants, Constraints and Effects, in Mohan Luthra and Deborah Johnston eds., Alternative Perspectives on the Role of Trade and Investment in Poverty Reduction in Africa, London, United Kingdom Government Trade and Investment (UKTI), 2004.

(with Lisa Dacosta and Yannick Jadot), Complementarity of European Union Policies on Development Cooperation: First Elements of Analysis and Recommendations for an Evaluation, in Paul Hoebink ed., The Treaty of Maastricht and Europe’s Development Cooperation, Brussels, European Union, Studies in European Development Cooperation Evaluation n°1, 2004 (also working document, The Hague, Policy and Operations Evaluation Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, and University of Nijmegen, CIDIN, December 2001).

‘Truth, ‘Efficiency’, and Multilateral Institutions: a Political Economy of Development Economics, New Political Economy, vol. 9, n°2, June, pp. 233-249, 2004.

Economic Reforms, the State, and Corruption: Some Insights from Sub-Saharan Africa, in R. B. Jain ed., Corruption-free Sustainable Development: Challenges and Strategies for Good Governance, New Delhi, Mittal Publications and IPSA RC4, 2004, pp. 37-84.

The Evolution of the Concept of Poverty in Multilateral Financial Institutions: the Case of the World Bank, in Morten Boas and Desmond McNeill eds., Global Institutions and Development: Framing the World?, London, Routledge, 2004, pp. 164-177.

Liberalisation, Multilateral Institutions, and Public Policies: the Issue of Sovereignty in Sub-Saharan Africa, Mondes en Développement (n° spécial ‘Souveraineté et Sous-Développement en Afrique’), vol. 31-2003/3, n°123, pp. 23-56, 2003.

Etat et institutions d’aide en Afrique sub-saharienne: éléments d’économie politique, in Monique de St Martin, Boubacar Niane and Yann Lebeau eds., Etats et Acteurs Emergents en Afrique Sub-Saharienne, Paris, Karthala, 2003.

Distributive Justice, Globalization and International Intervention: the New Roles of Multilateral Institutions, in Michael C. Davis, Wolfgang Dietrich, Bettina Scholdan and Dieter Sepp eds., International Intervention in the Post-Cold War World: Moral Responsibility and Power Politics, Armonk N. Y., M. E. Sharpe, 2003.

Le débat économique sur la privatisation, Marchés Tropicaux et Méditerranéens, n°3010, p. 1500, 18 juillet 2003.

Les politiques de libéralisation commerciale en Afrique: des effets mitigés, Marchés Tropicaux et Méditerranéens, n°3000, numéro spécial anniversaire, pp. 990-992, mai 2003.

Contracts, Norms, and Political Economy: Sub-Saharan State Credibility and the Microeconomic Foundations of Developmental Taxation, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, vol. 16, n°1, pp. 89-103, 2003.

Globalisation, Orthodox Economics, and the International Monetary Fund: Review of Joseph E. Stiglitz, ‘Globalization and its Discontents’, International Development Ethics Association (IDEA) Newsletter, 22 April 2003, pp. 5-8.

(with Bernard Conte), Reforms as a Domestic and International Process: Liberalization and Industry in Côte d’Ivoire, in Helge Hveem and Kristen Nordhaug eds., Comparative Public Policy in the Age of Globalization: Developing Country Responses to Environmental and Economic Crises, London, Palgrave, 2002.

African Corruptions: Elements for a Comparative Analysis with East Asia, in Arnold J. Heidenheimer and Michael Johnston eds., Political Corruption: Concepts and Contexts, New Brunswick NJ, Transaction Publishers, 2002, pp. 441-460.

Economie illégale et drogues en Afrique sub-saharienne : crédibilité des Etats et réformes économiques, CEMOTI (Cahiers d’Etudes sur la Méditerranée Orientale et le Monde Turco-Iranien) (n° spécial ‘Drogues et politique’), n°32, juillet-décembre, pp. 117-137, 2001.

Globalisation and Developing Countries: Diversity of Causalities, Performances, and Policies, in Angela Liberatore and Nikolaos Christoforides eds., Global Trade and Globalising Society: Challenges for Governance and Sustainability: the Role of the EU, Brussels, European Commission, Directorate General Trade, 2001.

Intégration internationale des Etats d’Afrique sub-saharienne: l’exemple de la fiscalité, Afrique Contemporaine, n°199, juillet-septembre 2001, pp. 63-77 (n° spécial ‘L’Etat en Afrique: entre le global et le local’).

Dimensions économiques des réformes de l’Etat en Afrique sub-saharienne, L’Afrique Politique, numéro spécial « Réformes des Etats Africains », Paris, Karthala, 2001.

Le concept de gouvernance: éléments d’économie politique, in Haut Conseil de la Coopération Internationale ed., Les non-dits de la bonne gouvernance: pour un débat politique sur la pauvreté et la gouvernance, Paris, Karthala, 2001.

(and Anne-Sophie Claeys), The Impact of the European Economic and Monetary Union on Developing Countries: the Case of the Franc Zone, in Franck Amalric and Marikki Stocchetti eds., The European Union Facing Global Responsibility, Rome, Society for International Development (SID), 2001.

Parts of Chap. 1, The Nature and Evolution of Poverty, and of other chapters, in World Bank, World Development Report 2000/1: Attacking Poverty, Washington D. C. the World Bank, 2000.

Le contexte économique et social du changement politique en Côte d’Ivoire, Afrique Contemporaine, n°193, janvier-mars 2000, pp. 27-37.

La dépendance vis-à-vis de l’aide en Afrique sub-saharienne, Autrepart (IRD), n°13, 2000, pp. 51-69.

Les institutions de Bretton Woods: l’émergence de l’économie politique, Esprit, n°6, June 2000, pp. 116-127.

Politiques économiques, instabilités et secteur privé au Ghana, in Comi Toulabor ed., Le Ghana de J. J. Rawlings, Paris, Karthala, 2000.

Personne, in Dictionnaire de la Philosophie, Paris, Encyclopaedia Universalis, Albin Michel, 2000.

Exclusion and Poverty in Developing Economies, in Gudrun Kochendörfer-Lucius and Boris Pleskovic eds., Inclusion, Justice and Poverty Reduction, Berlin, German Foundation for International Development, Villa Borsig Workshop Series, 1999, pp. 59-66.

(and Vincent Malaizé), Politique économique, secteur privé et réseau en Asie du Sud-Est et en Afrique de l’ouest, Tiers-Monde, vol. 39, n°155, juillet-septembre 1998, pp. 647-673.

Réseaux, organisations et marchés: exemples du Bénin, Autrepart (IRD), n°6, 1998, pp. 73-90.

The 1997 World Development Report: Better Policies and International Governance, IDS Bulletin (Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex), vol. 29, n°2, 1998, April, pp. 56-66.

Crédibilité des Etats et économie politique des réformes en Afrique, Economies et Sociétés, Série Economie Politique Internationale, n°4, 1998, pp. 117-147.

Consequences of Economic Aid, in John Middleton ed., The Encyclopaedia of Sub-Saharan Africa, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1997.

A quoi sert l’Afrique? Une question française, Limes, n°3, 1997, pp. 15-26.

(and Jean-Jacques Gabas and Yves-A. Fauré), The Effectiveness of French Aid: Burkina Faso, in Jerker Carlsson, Gloria Somolekae and Nicolas van de Walle eds., Foreign Aid in Africa: Learning from Country Experiences, Uppsala, Nordic Africa Institute, 1997.

Institutions d’aide et enquêtes sur la pauvreté en Afrique, Cahiers d’Economie et Sociologie Rurales, n°42-43, 1st-2nd trim. 1997, pp. 146-183.

Corruptions africaines : éléments d’analyse comparative avec l’Asie de l’Est, Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée, vol. 4, n°2, September, 1997, pp. 377-412.

(and Jean-Jacques Gabas), Les enjeux de l'aide dans un contexte de mondialisation, Paris, Cahiers du GEMDEV (GIS Economie Mondiale, Tiers-Monde, Développement) (n° spécial « La Convention de Lomé »), n°25, 1997, rep. in GEMDEV ed., La Convention de Lomé en questions : les relations entre les pays ACP et l’Union Européenne après l’an 2000, Paris, Karthala, 1998.

Conditionnalités démocratiques, gouvernementalité et dispositif du développement en Afrique, in Sophia Mappa ed., Développer par la démocratie?, Paris, Karthala, 1995.

(and Sylvie Lambert), Droits de propriété et modes d'accès à la terre en Afrique : une revue critique, Cahiers d'Economie et Sociologie Rurales, n°36, pp. 95-128, 1995. Rep. in Land Reform, (FAO, Rome), 1995, pp. 7-30.

Incertitude et institutions dans un contexte d'ajustement : l'exemple du Bénin, in Philippe Hugon et al. eds., L'Afrique des incertitudes, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1995. Full version in Zeitschrift für Afrikastudien, n°23-24, pp. 111-156, 1995.

Industrie, ajustement et « entrepreneurship » en Côte d'Ivoire et au Ghana, Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Series on Africa, Politics and Economics n°2, 1996.

The Anthropology of Misfortune and Cognitive Science: Examples from the Ivory Coast Senufo, Science in Context, vol. 8, n°3, September, pp. 509-529, 1995.

Etat, développement et rationalité en Afrique : contribution à une analyse de la corruption, Bordeaux, SciencesPo-Bordeaux, Travaux et Documents du Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire (CEAN), n°43, 1994.

The Use and Abuse of the Notion of ‘Culture’ in Development Studies of Sub-Saharan Africa, Paris, UNESCO (Global Commission of Culture and Development), 1994. Egalement publié in Michel Griffon ed., Economie institutionnelle et agriculture, Actes du XIIIè Séminaire d'Economie Rurale, Montpellier, CIRAD, 1992.

(under the direction of Jean-Marc Fontaine), Macro-micro Linkages : Structural Adjustment and Fertilizer Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa, Paris, OCDE, Development Centre, Technical Paper n°49, 1991.

L'ajustement au-delà de l'économie : contraintes institutionnelles et effets sociaux, Marchés Tropicaux et Méditerranéens (n° spécial “Côte d'Ivoire”), n°2380, juin 1991.

Variations relativistes autour de l’éthique, Autrement (n° spécial sur la bioéthique), n°120, March, pp. 184-192, 1991.

Divination, in Pierre Bonte and Michel Izard eds., Dictionnaire de l’Ethnologie et de l’Anthropologie, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1991.

Stratégies matrimoniales et définition lignagère dans une société matrilinéaire à terminologie Crow : les Senufo Fodonon (Côte d’Ivoire), in Françoise Héritier-Augé and Elisabeth Copet-Rougier eds., Les complexités de l’alliance : les systèmes semi-complexes, vol. 1, Paris, Editions des Archives Contemporaines, 1990.

Quelles politiques publiques face au secteur informel?, INSEE, Bulletin Bibliographique, décembre 1989.

Relativisme et universaux éthiques, Psychanalystes : Revue du Collège de Psychanalystes, n°33, December, pp. 80-89, 1989.

L’analogie homme-machine : intentions et attributions, Quaderni, n°5, Fall, pp. 37-52, 1988.

Comments on Five Papers in Medical Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, vol. 2, n°4, December, pp. 447-453, 1988.

(et Gonzague Jourdain), Le Sida : épidémiologie et anthropologie, Politique Africaine, n°28, décembre, pp. 33-41, 1987.

L’anthropologie : une structure segmentaire ?, L’Homme, vol. 26, n°97-98, January-June, pp. 39-61, 1986.

(and Jean-Pierre Dozon), Pluralisme thérapeutique et médecine traditionnelle, Prévenir (n° spécial ‘La santé dans le Tiers-Monde’), n°12, pp. 43-52, 1986.

Présentation: tradition et biomédecine, et Edition du n° spécial, Sciences Sociales et Santé ‘Anthropologie, Sociétés et Santé’, vol. 3, n°3-4, novembre, pp. 9-26, 1985.

Amis, parents, et alliés : les formes de l’amitié chez les Senufo (Côte d’Ivoire), Culture, vol. 5, n°2, pp. 69-76, 1985.

Healing is as Healing Does: Pragmatic Resolution of Misfortune among the Senufo (Ivory Coast), History and Anthropology, vol. 2, n°1 (special issue ‘Interpreting Illness’), September, pp. 33-57, 1985.

Aspects de l’ainesse sociale dans les communautés villageoises Fodonon (Senufo de Côte d’Ivoire), in Chantal Collard et Marc Abeles eds., Age, pouvoir et société en Afrique Noire, Paris, Karthala, 1985.

Le sacré et le fait religieux, Encyclopédie Mythes et Croyances, Paris, Editions Lydis, 1985.

La nécessité du sens : l’explication de l’infortune chez les Senufo, in Marc Augé et Claudine Herzlich eds., Le Sens du Mal, Paris, Editions des Archives Contemporaines, 1984.

Articles «  Animisme », « Identité », « Rituel », « Corps », « Jumeaux », « Personne », « Cannibalisme », « Naissance », « Rites de passage », « Possession », « Senufo », Paris, Encyclopaedia Universalis, 1984.

Hommes et femmes dans une société matrilinéaire : l’exemple des Senufo Fodonon, Cahiers du GRIF (Bruxelles), n°29, pp. 36-51, 1984.

L’interprétation de l’infortune: un itinéraire Senufo, Sciences Sociales et Santé, vol. 3-4, September, pp. 7-36, 1983.

La loi, le corps et la causalité anthropologique, Sciences Sociales et Santé, vol. 2, mars, pp. 141-146, 1983.

La maladie et les sociétés modernes et traditionnelles, Politique Aujourd’hui, vol. 5-6, 1983.

(and Andras Zempleni), L’anthropologie de la maladie, in Les Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société en France, Paris, La Documentation Française, 1982.

(and Andras Zempleni), Réflexions sur la causalité de la maladie chez les Senufo de Côte d’Ivoire, Social Science and Medicine, vol. 15B, pp. 279-293, 1981.

 

Documents de travail/Working papers

‘Policy Externalisation’ Inherent Failure: International Financial Institutions’ Conditionality in Developing Countries, Lisbon, University of Lisbon, Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG), Research in Social Sciences and Management (CSG), CEsA (Centro de Estudos sobre África, Ásia e América Latina), working paper CEsA-CSG 142/2016. https://pascal.iseg.utl.pt/~cesa/images/files/wp142.pdf. http://pascal.iseg.utl.pt/~cesa/index.php/menupublicacoes/working-papers

From an Eroding Model to Questioned Trade Relationships: the European Union and Sub-Saharan Africa, Athens, University of the Peloponnese, Jean Monnet Chair on EU Relations with LDCs and Jean Monnet Chair on EU Integration and Policies, Jean Monnet paper 11-2014. https://jmonneteuldcs.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/sindzingre.pdf. http://jmonneteuldcs.wordpress.com/jean-monnet-papers/

(and Christian Milelli), Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Developed and Developing Countries: Converging Characteristics?, Paris, University Paris-Nanterre, EconomiX, working paper 2013-34. http://economix.fr/pdf/dt/2013/WP_EcoX_2013-34.pdf

The Limitations of European Union’s Interregionalism: the Example of the Economic Partnership Agreements in Sub-Saharan Africa, Bruges, United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), working paper 2012-1. http://www.cris.unu.edu/fileadmin/workingpapers/W-2012-1_01.pdf

Theoretical Criticisms and Policy Optimism: Assessing the Debates on Foreign Aid, Vienna, University of Vienna, Department of Development Studies (Institut für Internationale Entwicklung/IE) working paper n°1, 2012. http://ie-workingpaper.univie.ac.at/fileadmin/user_upload/proj_int_entwicklung/IE-Working-Papers/IE-WP-1-2012_Sindzingre.pdf

(and Lee Robinson), China’s Ambiguous Impacts on Commodity-Dependent Countries: the Example of Sub-Saharan Africa (with a Focus on Zambia), Paris, Université Paris-Nanterre, EconomiX, working paper 2012-39.  http://economix.fr/pdf/dt/2012/WP_EcoX_2012-39.pdf

Foreign Aid: the Key Issues and Theoretical Debates, Tokyo, Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS), Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, chapter for the Project “Comparative Analysis of Chinese Aid from the Recipients’ Perspectives”, February 2011.

(and Christian Milelli), The Uncertain Relationship between Corruption and Growth in Developing Countries: Threshold Effects and State Effectiveness, Paris, Université Paris-Nanterre, EconomiX working paper 2010-10, 2010. http://economix.u-paris10.fr/pdf/dt/2010/WP_EcoX_2010-10.pdf

The European Union Economic Partnership Agreements with Sub-Saharan Africa, Bruges, United Nations University, Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), UNU-CRIS working paper W-2008/5, 2008. http://www.cris.unu.edu/fileadmin/workingpapers/W-2008-5.pdf

Trade Structure as a Constraint to Multilateral and Regional Arrangements in Sub-Saharan Africa: the WTO and the African Union, Bruges, United Nations University-Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) working paper, W-2007/11, 2007. http://www.cris.unu.edu/admin/documents/20071207142150.W-2007-11.pdf

Poverty Traps: a Perspective from Development Economics, Paris, Université Paris-Nanterre, EconomiX, working paper 2007-26, 2007. http://economix.u-paris10.fr/fr/dt/2007.php?id=47.

Revisiting the Links between Trade Openness, Poverty, Inequality and Growth: the Example of India, in Diana Hochraich, Alice Sindzingre, Françoise Hay and Christian Milelli, The Indian Economy in the Era of Globalisation, Geneva, Graduate Institute of International Studies–HEI, Center for Asian Studies, CAS Occasional Papers, n°26, June 2007.

Institutions, développement et pauvreté, Paris, Agence Française de Développement, Document de Travail 20, juillet 2006 (English version: Institutions, Development and Poverty, Paris, Agence Française de Développement, working paper 20, July 2006). http://www.afd.fr/jahia/webdav/site/myjahiasite/users/administrateur/public/publications/documents-de-travail/dt20fr.pdf

Explaining Threshold Effects of Globalisation on Poverty: an Institutional Perspective Helsinki, United Nations University, UNU-WIDER research paper 2005/53, 2005. http://www.wider.unu.edu/publications/working-papers/research-papers/2005/en_GB/rp2005-53

 (and Anne-Sophie Claeys), Regional Integration as a Transfer of Rules: The Case of the Relationship between the European Union and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, Development Studies Association, European Development Policy Study Group discussion paper 26, 2003. http://www.business.mmu.ac.uk/edpsg/. http://www.business.mmu.ac.uk/edpsg/docs/dp26.pdf

(and Terhi Lehtinen), European Coordination in Multilateral Fora: The Case of the World Bank, Maastricht, European Center for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), discussion paper 47, 2003. http://spiderman.ecdpm.org/Web_ECDPM/Web/Content/Download.nsf/0/942B7D39EAA124D7C1256D02004E67A3/$FILE/03-47e-thl.pdf

Gouvernance globale et développement: les politiques européennes de coopération et leurs liens avec les institutions financières internationales l’exemple de la Banque mondiale, Montréal, Université de Montréal-McGill, Institut d’Etudes Européennes, Note de Recherche 05/01, 2001 : http://www.iee.umontreal.ca/pubicationsfr_fichiers/AFRIQUE/Sindzingre.pdf

(and Isabelle Daugareilh), Strategies for the Development and Revival of Economic and Social Rights, Geneva, United Nations, Economic and Social Council, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Discussion Paper 5, 2001.

Trade Arrangement, Competitiveness and Political Economy: the Case of ECOWAS, in Morten Boas and Howard Stein eds., Trade, Competitiveness, Regional Arrangements and the Environment: a Political Economy Approach, Oslo, University of Oslo, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), working paper 2000-1, 2000.

 

Articles de conférences non publiés/Unpublished conference papers

Membership Institutions and Fixation of Belief: a Contribution to the Understanding of the Detrimental Effects of Institutions, Hong Kong, China, World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR) Conference ‘Institutions and the Future of Global Capitalism’, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 14-17 September 2018. https://winir.org/?page=events&side=winir_2018&sub=programme

Causality, Modelling, Social Norms: among the Theoretical Cores of ‘Heterodox’ Economics?, Nice, 30th Conference of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE), Special Session ‘History, definition and theoretical cores of heterodox economics’, 6-8 September 2018. https://eaepe.org/?page=events&side=annual_conference&sub=conference_programme_detailed

Experiments in Economics and their Ethical Dimensions: the Case of Developing Countries, Leicester, De Montfort University, Association for Heterodox Economics (AHE) 20th Anniversary Conference, Panel ‘The Ethical Formation of Economists’, 5-7th July 2018. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gzRbCBv2mGvRJ8irlYZE9Qw64Dka9OAp/view

Understanding Asymmetries among Institutions: Hierarchies and Cumulative Causation, Witten, Witten/Herdecke University and WINIR (World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research), 4th Witten Conference on Institutional Change: ‘Institutional Pathologies: What Can We Learn from Severely Malfunctioning Economic and Political Organizations, Institutions and Networks?’, 1-2 February 2018. https://www.uni-wh.de/fileadmin/user_upload/04_W/08_Institute/Wittener_Institut_fuer_institutionellen_Wandel/Programme_-_WIWA_Conference_2018.pdf

Conceptual Impossibilities in Mathematisation? The Example of ‘Institutions’, Budapest, Corvinus University, 29th Conference of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE), 19-21 October 2017.

The Conditionalities of International Financial Institutions: the Inherent Impasses of Policy Externalisation, Lisbon, CEsA (Centre for African, Asian and Latin American Studies)/ISEG (Lisbon School of Economics and Management, University of Lisbon) Workshop ‘The Political Economy of the Crisis and Economic Restructuring’, 12-13 October 2017. Also presented at the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) 8th Conference, Berlin, 13-15 September 2017.

State Legitimacy vs. Policy Externalization? Examples from Sub-Saharan Africa, San Francisco, American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, African Politics Conference Group (APCG), 31 August-3 September 2017.

Understanding the Concept of Gift in Economics: Contributions from Other Social Sciences, Manchester, University of Manchester, Stream: ‘The Economics of the Gift’, 19th Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics, 10-12 July 2017. http://hetecon.net/?page=ahe_conferences&side=19th_annual_conference_programme

Can Anything Be a Variable? Conceptual Weaknesses in the Integration by Mainstream Economics of Other Social Sciences, Rennes, 7è Congrès de l’Association Française d’Economie Politique (AFEP), 5-7 juillet 2017. https://afep2017.sciencesconf.org/program

Exploitation et infériorisation, Nanterre, Université Paris-Nanterre, Colloque « Théories de l’Exploitation », Laboratoires Sophiapol (CNRS, EA 3932)-EconomiX (CNRS, UMR 7235), ANR Phicentrav, 19-20 janvier 2017. http://sophiapol.hypotheses.org/20344

Institutions as a Composite Concept: Explaining their Indeterminate Relationships with Paths of Development, Witten, Witten-Herdecke University, Witten Institute for Institutional Change, Third Conference on Institutional Change, 1-2 December 2016. https://www.uni-wh.de/wirtschaft/

Commodification, Instabilities, Financialisation: The Economic and Institutional Costs of Commodity Dependence in Developing Countries, Manchester, 28th European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) Conference, 3-5 November 2016. http://eaepe.org/content/documents/Conference2016/EAEPE2016-Manchester_Conference-Programme.pdf

The Relevance of the Concept of Developmental Industrial Policy in Times of Globalisation: Insights from Low-Income Countries, Poznan, 24th World Congress of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), 23-28 July 2016. http://paperroom.ipsa.org/papers/paper_50155.pdf

Conceptual Battlefields, Borders and Social Science: An Assessment of Mainstream Development and Institutional Economics, Mulhouse, 6è Congrès de l’Association Française d’Economie Politique (AFEP), 4-6 juillet 2016. https://afep2016.sciencesconf.org/program

Quelle anthropologie économique face à une économie intégrant les concepts de l’anthropologie? L’exemple des normes sociales, Le Havre, Université du Havre, Faculté des Affaires Internationales, Journée d’Etude « L'anthropologie économique : un domaine qui reste à explorer », Laboratoire EDEHN (Équipe Doctorale d’Économie Le Havre-Normandie), ISEC (Institut de Sociologie Économique et Culturelle du Havre), FREE (Fonds pour la Recherche en Éthique Économique), 15-16 octobre 2015. http://www.ethique-economique.fr/actualite-256-colloque-sur-lanthropologie-economique.html

Assessing the Economic Effects of Institutions: The Limitations of Formal Models of Causation, Genoa, 27th Annual Conference of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE), special session ‘Theorizing and modeling economic change’, 17-19 September 2015. http://eaepe.org/content/documents/Conference2015/EAEPE2015_programv10.pdf

Policy Externalisation’ Inherent Failure: International Financial Institutions’ Conditionality in Developing Countries, Lyon, 5th Congrès de l’Association Française d’Économie Politique (AFEP), 1-3 juillet 2015. http://afep2015.sciencesconf.org/conference/afep2015/pages/programmeAFEP.pdf

The Rediscovery of the Concept of ‘Structural Change’ in Developing Economies: Transitions, Cumulative Causation and Institutions, Paris, International Conference Research and Regulation, Université Paris-Diderot, Ladyss, Inalco, 10-12 juin 2015. http://theorie-regulation.org/colloques/colloque-rr-2015/programme-rr2015/#22

The Limitations of Conditionality: Comparing the ‘Washington Consensus’ and ‘Governance’ Reforms, Lisbon, First ‘Lisbon Conference’, Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Municipality of Lisbon, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Portugal-Africa Foundation, ISCTE-Lisbon University Institute, 3-4 December 2014. http://www.conferenciasdelisboa.com/fileadmin/Conferencias/ficheiros/ProgramaConferenciasLisboa__2_.pdf. http://www.conferenciasdelisboa.com/en/conferencesevents/1st-conference/speakers.html

Institutions as a Composite Concept: Explaining their Indeterminate Relationship With Economic Development, Greenwich, World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR) Inaugural Conference, 11-14 September 2014. http://winir.org/?page=past_events&side=winir_2014&sub=programme

(and Caroline Dufy), Successes or Failures of ‘Developmental’ Policies, Rent and Conditionality: Comparing Russia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Montreal, International Political Science Association (IPSA) Congress, RC30 ‘Comparative Public Policies’, 19-24 July 2014. http://paperroom.ipsa.org/papers/paper_34182.pdf

Economics as a Political Economy? Theoretical and Policy Constraints on the Comprehension of Political Institutions by Mainstream Economics, Paris, Ecole Normale Supérieure-Cachan, 4th Congrès de l’Association Française d’Economie Politique (AFEP), 2-4 juillet 2014. http://afep2014.sciencesconf.org/33869

Pathways to Structural Transformation? The Complexity of China’s Impact on Sub-Saharan African Economies, Moscow, Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Research Council for the Problems of African Countries, 13th African Studies Conference, “Society and Politics in Africa: Traditional, Transitional, and New”, 27-30 May 2014. http://www.inafran.ru/sites/default/files/page_file/book_of_abstracts.pdf

Whatever Inconsistencies and Effects? Resilience of Policy Reform in Developing Countries, Paris, 25th Annual Conference of the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE), special session ‘The Effects of "Neoliberal’ Policies’, 7-9 November 2013. http://eaepe.org/content/documents/ConferenceArchive/EAEPE_Conference2013_Programme.pdf

The Impact of Emerging Countries on Sub-Saharan African Economies: Factors of Long-term Growth?, Turin, 3rd Congress of the Italian Universities Network for Development Cooperation (CUCS), Panel ‘Global Economy and Development Cooperation in Emerging Countries and New Markets’, 19-21 September 2013.

Constraints on Convergence Policies in Low-Income Countries: the Limits of Developmental Regionalism, Bordeaux, European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) 7th General Conference, Panel ‘Developmental dimensions of regionalism, public policies and regional gaps’, 4-7 September 2013. http://www.ecpr.eu/Events/PaperList.aspx?EventID=5&SectionID=60&PanelID=946

Growth Divergences and Cumulative Causation: Economics as a Social Science, Bordeaux, Congrès de l’Association Française d’Economie Politique (AFEP), 3-5 juillet 2013. http://afep2013.gretha.u-bordeaux4.fr/IMG/pdf/sindzingre-afep2013-1.pdf

Drivers of Long-Term Growth? Assessing the Impacts of Emerging Countries on Sub-Saharan African Economies, Lisbon, 5th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Panel ‘Cooperation under Asymmetric Conditions: Africa and the Emerging Powers’, 27-29 June 2013. http://www.nomadit.co.uk/ecas/ecas2013/panels.php5?PanelID=2017

The Relationships between Institutions and Growth in an Evolutionary Perspective: the Relevance of the Concepts of Membership and Hierarchy, Krakow, European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) 24th Annual Conference, 18-21 October 2012. http://eaepe.org/content/documents/ConferenceArchive/EAEPE_Conference2012_Programme.pdf

Structural Change or Path Dependence? Assessing the Growth Paths of Sub-Saharan African Economies in the Early 21st Century, Pavia, Pavia University, African Studies Conference, Panel: The “African Lions”: Developmental State, Natural Resources, Sustainable Growth, Sustainable Democracies?, 18-20 September 2012. http://www-3.unipv.it/webdsps/conferenza/documenti/panel10.html

Foreign Aid as a Constraint on Developmental Public Policy in Low-Income Countries: Examples From Sub-Saharan Africa, Madrid, International Political Science Association (IPSA) Congress, RC 32, Public Policy and Administration and RC30, Comparative Public Policy, 8-12 July 2012. http://paperroom.ipsa.org/papers/paper_12402.pdf

 (and Fabrice Tricou) Hierarchy, Market and Power in Capitalism: Conceptual Remarks, Paris, Congrès de l’Association Française d’Economie Politique (AFEP), 5-8 juillet 2012. http://hetecon.net/?page=ahe_conferences&side=conference_archives&sub=conference_2012

Commodities’ Ambivalence: China as a Driver of Structural Change and Status Quo in Sub-Saharan Africa?, Bordeaux, SciencesPo-Bordeaux, Centre Emile Durkheim (UMR 5116 CNRS), University of Nottingham and EU Co-Reach programme, Workshop ‘Emerging Africa: Critical Transitions’, 1st-2nd March 2012. https://sites.google.com/site/euchinaafrica/

Foreign Aid: the Key Issues and Theoretical Debates, Vienna, University of Vienna, Department of Development Studies, 13 October 2011.

The Rise of China in Sub-Saharan Africa: its Ambiguous Economic Impacts, Paris, 4ème Congrès du GIS Asie-Réseau Asie et Pacifique (CNRS), 14-16 septembre 2011.

China and India in Africa: the New Relationships between China and Africa: Good, Bad or Ugly?, Uppsala, Nordic Africa Development Policy Forum, 8 July 2011. http://nai.uu.se/news/articles/2011/07/08/160441

The Constraints to Structural Transformation in Commodity Exporting Countries: China’s Trade-Investment-Aid Relationships with Sub-Saharan Africa, Uppsala, AEGIS 4th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Nordic Africa Institute, 15-18 June 2011.

Institutions, Growth and Development: a Conceptual Assessment, Bordeaux, Université Bordeaux IV, GREThA (UMR CNRS 5113), European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) Annual Conference, 28-30 October 2010. http://eaepe.org/content/documents/ConferenceArchive/EAEPE_Conference2010_Programme.pdf

Constraints on the Use of Evaluation: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa, Prague, 9th European Evaluation Society (EES) International Conference, 6-8 October 2010. https://www.europeanevaluation.org/sites/default/files/events/ees-abstract_book_2010-web.pdf

The Concept of Neopatrimonialism: Divergences and Convergences with Development Economics, Hamburg, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) Workshop: ‘Neopatrimonialism in Various World Regions’, 23 August 2010.

The Impact of the Global Crisis on Sub-Saharan African Countries: Does Commodity-Dependence Create Poverty Traps?, Bordeaux, Conference GARNET Network of Excellence, session ‘EU and Africa’: The Euro Area and the Emergent Countries in the Financial Crisis’, and 12th Annual Conference of the Association for Heterodox Economics (AHE), University Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV and Sciences Po-Bordeaux, 7-10 July 2010. http://www.hetecon.net/documents/Conference/Conf-2010-Programme.pdf

(and Christian Milelli), The Weak Relationship between Corruption and Growth in Developing Countries: Political Economy, State Capacity and Threshold Effects, Potsdam, Potsdam University, 5th ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research) General Conference; 10-12 September 2009. Revised version: The Uncertain Relationship Between Corruption and Growth in Developing Countries: Threshold Effects and State Effectiveness, Workshop “The (Dys-)Functionality of Corruption in Changing Contemporary Societies”, Duisburg, University of Duisburg-Essen, Faculty of Social Sciences, Research Cluster “Change in Contemporary Societies”, Institute for Political Science, Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), 16 December 2009.

The Impact of the Global Crisis on Commodity-Dependent Low-Income Countries: Confirming the Relevance of the Concept of Poverty Trap?, Coleraine, University of Ulster, Development Studies Association (DSA) Annual Conference, Panel: ‘Transmission Mechanisms of the Global Financial Crisis on the Developing World: The Financial and Commodity Market Linkages’, 2-4 September 2009. https://www.devstud.org.uk/downloads/conferences/DSA2009_programme.pdf

The Many Channels of the Relationships between State Intervention and Growth: Can High-Growth Developing Countries be Examples for Poorer Countries?, Santiago (Chile), International Political Science Association (IPSA) 21st Congress, Research Committee RC04: Public Bureaucracies in Developing Societies, 12-16 July 2009. http://paperroom.ipsa.org/papers/paper_169.pdf

From Growth to Poverty Reduction: a New Conceptual Framework in Development Economics, Lille, Sciences Po-Lille, CLERSE-CNRS (Centre Lillois d'Etudes et de Recherches Sociologiques et Economiques) et Association Charles Gide pour l’Etude de la Pensée Economique, International Conference “Poverty and Misery in the History of Economic Thought”, 27-28 novembre 2008.

Les relations entre droit, économie et développement : remarques conceptuelles, Lomé, 31ème Congrès de l’Institut International de Droit d’Expression et d’Inspiration Françaises (IDEF), ‘Le rôle du droit dans le développement économique’, 17-19 novembre 2008. http://www.institut-idef.org/Les-relations-entre-droit-economie.html

(and Albert-Enéas Gakusi), Credibility and Independence in Development Evaluation, Lisbon, European Evaluation Society (EES) Biennial Conference “Building for the Future: Evaluation in Governance, Development and Progress”, 1-3 October 2008. http://www.europeanevaluation.org/download/?noGzip=1&id=7875433

The New Supply and Demand Issues in Commodity Markets (Further Reflections on R. Kaplinsky, D. Sapsford and C. Poulton), London, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), International Workshop “Challenges and Prospects for Commodity Markets in the Global Economy”, in memory of Alfred Maizels, 19 -20 September 2008.

Assessing the Impact of Market Structures on Economic and Political Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Bordeaux, CEAN (Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire), CNRS-SciencesPo-Bordeaux, Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux-IV, International Conference ‘Political Analysis on Africa’, 50th Anniversary of the CEAN, 3-5 septembre 2008.

(and Albert-Enéas Gakusi), Challenges and Opportunities of Evaluation in Fostering Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Addis Ababa, African Economic Conference, African Development Bank and Economic Commission for Africa, 15-17 November 2007. http://repository.uneca.org/bitstream/handle/10855/3649/Bib.%2029046.pdf?sequence=1

Institutions, Legal Systems and Development: A Theoretical Contribution, London, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), International Conference ‘Law and Economics in the Context of Development’, 29-30 September 2007.

Financing Developmental Social Policies in Low-Income Countries: Conditions and Constraints, Geneva, United Nations, UNRISD Project on “Financing Social Policy in a Development Context”, Workshop on Financing Social Policy, 1-2 March 2007.

Financing the Developmental State: Tax and Revenue Issues, London, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), ODI Meetings Series ‘(Re)building Developmental States: From Theory to Practice’, 5 April 2006. http://www.odi.org.uk/speeches/states_06/5thApril/Presentations/SindzingreDevelopmentalStateTaxationODI06.pdf

The Multidimensionality of Poverty: An Institutionalist Perspective, Brasilia, International Conference ‘The Many Dimensions of Poverty’, International Poverty Centre (IPC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 29-31 August 2005.

(and Machiko Nissanke), Institutional Foundations for Shared Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, Accra, International Conference ‘Shared Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa’, Cornell University- the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER-University of Ghana)-World Bank-DFID-USAID, 21-22 July 2005.

The Relevance of the Concepts of Formality and Informality: A Theoretical Appraisal, Helsinki, United Nations University (UNU-WIDER), EGDI-WIDER Conference ‘Unlocking Human Potential: Linking the Informal and Formal Sectors’, 17-18 September 2004. http://www.wider.unu.edu. Also presented at the International Labour Office (ILO, United Nations) Discussion Panel: “The Informal Economy: Views from Academia”, Geneva, ILO, 15 June 2005.

Bringing the Developmental State Back In: Contrasting Development Trajectories in Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia, Washington D. C., Georges Washington University, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) 16th Annual Meeting, 9-11 July 2004. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.203.2087&rep=rep1&type=pdf

The Consequences of Multilateralism and Global Integration for Developing Countries: Assessing Economic and Institutional Reforms’ Effectiveness, Brussels, EU-LDC Network Annual Conference ‘Multilateralism at Risk’: Beyond Globalisation’, 2-3 2004.

Institutions and Development: a Theoretical Contribution, Cambridge, Conference ‘Economics for the Future’, organized by the Cambridge Journal of Economics, 17-19 September 2003. http://www.cambridgenetwork.co.uk/news/economics-for-the-future/

Economic and Social Rights, Globalisation, and Multilateral Institutions, New Delhi, International Political Science Association-Human Rights Research Committee and Jawaharlal Nehru University, Conference ‘Globalisation, Development and Human Rights’, 22-24 November 2002.

The Effectiveness of Social Policies in Developing Countries and International Financial Institutions: The Political Economy Dimension, Brisbane, International Sociological Association and Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP, International Social Science Council), 15th International Sociology Association (ISA) World Congress of Sociology, 7-13 July 2002.

The Need for New Solutions to New Environments and New Problems, Brussels, European Commission, Directorate General of Trade, Seminar Trade, Governance and Sustainable Development, 24-25 June 2002. http://trade.ec.europa.eu/civilsoc/meetdetails.cfm?meet=52

Political Economy of Taxation and International Financial Institutions in Sub-saharan Africa: Reforms as Problems and Solutions, Windhoek, Workshop ‘Taxation, Aid and Democracy’, Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit (NEPRU), 4-5 April 2002.

Developmental State, Patrimonial State, and Economic Development: Can Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia Be Compared?, Beirut, International Conference ‘The Developmental State Model and the Challenge to Lebanon’, Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS), 15 February 2002. http://www.lcps-lebanon.org/activity.php?id=72&show=speakers

 (with Howard Stein), Institutions, Global Integration and Development in Sub-saharan Africa: a Theoretical Enquiry, Houston, African Studies Association Annual Meeting, 15-18 November 2001.

Contraintes économiques globales et formation des Etats : les réformes des fonctions publiques en Afrique sub-saharienne, Bordeaux, International Conference France-South Africa ‘Governance and Democracy’, CNRS/National Research Foundation (NRF), 12-14 septembre 2001.

Global Governance: Key Questions, Brussels, European Commission, Directorate General Trade, Seminar “Strengthening Europe’s Contribution to World Governance”, contribution to the EU White Paper on Governance, 15 March 2001.

(and Ruth Brandt), Summary Report, Berlin, German Foundation for International Development (DSE)-German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the World Bank, International Policy Dialogue ‘Building Coalitions against Poverty’, 2001.

(et Anne-Sophie Claeys), L’intégration régionale dans l’UEMOA: institutions, économie, économie politique, Bordeaux, Université Bordeaux-IV, Centre d’Economie du Développement, séminaire international ‘Le modèle Européen d’intégration régionale est-il exportable?’, 20 octobre 2000.

Values, Norms and Measurement in the World Development Report on Poverty and Development, Washington D. C., the World Bank, 12-14 January 1999. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTPOVERTY/Resources/WDR/johannesburg/sindzingre.pdf

Multilatéralisme, aide et crédibilité des réformes en Afrique : une perspective d’économie politique, Bordeaux, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire (CEAN) and Boston University, African Studies Center, International Conference ‘Africa, France and the United States’, 22-24 mai 1997. Egalement présenté à l’Université du Bénin, Institut National d'Economie, Cotonou, 9 octobre 1997.

(and Jean-Jacques Gabas), Aid and Policy Coherence: the Case of Burkina Faso, Geneva, IUED (Institut Universitaire d’Etude du Développement), International Workshop ‘Policy Coherence in Development Cooperation’, 24-26 April 1997.

L'ajustement structurel en Afrique francophone: les limites de l'orthodoxie, Geneva, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), 8th Conference on Socio-Economics, 12-14 July 1996.

Political Economy and Democracy in Francophone West Africa: the Example of Côte d'Ivoire, Zaria, Ahmadu Bello University and UNESCO, International Meeting ‘Democratisation in Africa’, 28-30 March 1995.

Réseaux et Etat : économie productive ou destructive?, Bordeaux, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire (CEAN), CNRS-SciencesPo-Bordeaux, International Conference ‘Integration and Regionalism in Sub-Saharan Africa’, 27-30 avril 1994.

La notion de  transfert de représentation : l’exemple des aspects culturels de l’infortune, Naples, Ecole Française de Rome, Université l’Orientale de Naples, dipartimento di Scienze Sociali, Séminaire International ‘Processi di definizione Etnica nella Malattia’, 5-6 mai 1988.

 

Présentations orales/Oral presentations

Understanding the Concept of Gift in Economics: Contributions from Other Social Sciences, Reims, 8e Congrès de l’Association Française d’Economie Politique (AFEP), Reims, Laboratoire Regards, Université de Reims-Champagne-Ardenne, 3-6 July 2018. http://assoeconomiepolitique.org/wp-content/uploads/Programme-provisoire_AFEP_2018.pdf

(and Cong Wu), Language as a dimension of the economic relationships between China and Sub-Saharan Africa (with a focus on East Africa), Brussels, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), 5th Chinese in Africa/Africans in China Research Network Conference: ‘‘China-Africa’ in Global Comparative Perspective’, 27-29 June 2018. http://msh.ulb.ac.be/app/assets/uploads/2018/02/MSH_CAAC_Program.pdf

The Detrimental Consequences of Dependence and Externalisation: Sub-Saharan Africa’s Mixed Prospects, Poggio Mirteto, ISMERI–Europa, Seminar ‘Narrowing the Development Gap’, 18-20 June 2018.

Economics as Politics: Policy Externalisation and State Legitimacy in Sub-Saharan Africa, Glasgow, University of the West of Scotland, Centre for African Research on Enterprise and Economic Development (CAREED), 3rd Annual Conference ‘Transforming Barriers to Effective Economic Development in Africa into Enablers’, 31 May-1 June 2018. https://www.uws.ac.uk/media/4066/3rd_annual_careed_conference_programme_may_2018.pdf

The Anteriority of Social Norms? A Reassessment of the Concepts of Gift, Interest and Exchange in Economics, Leeds, University of Leeds, Workshop ‘Gift as an Institution’, 20 April 2018.

Tout concept peut-il être une variable? La mathématisation en économie: remarques sur certaines impossibilités conceptuelles, Bordeaux, SciencesPo-Bordeaux-CNRS, UMR ‘Les Afriques dans le Monde’ (LAM), Atelier Faits Economiques, 5 Avril 2018. http://lam.sciencespobordeaux.fr/fr/page/seminaires-manifestations

The Next Asia? Globalization, Dependence and African Development, Antwerp, University of Antwerp, USOS-Institute of Development Policy (IOB), International SeminarDebating Development’, 28  November 2017. https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/centres/usos/activities/debating-development/programme-2017/dependent-developmen/

Understanding Sub-Saharan Africa’s Growth Paths: the Relevance of the Concept of Cumulative Causation, London, SOAS University of London, SOAS Africa Conference 2017 ‘Imagining Africa’s Future: Language, Culture, Governance, Development’, 20th-21st July 2017. https://www.soas.ac.uk/cas/events/file115838.pdf.

Méthode: retour sur l’anthropologie économique, Paris (Bondy), Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Journées Scientifiques de l’UMI Résiliences, 29 juin 2017. http://www.resiliences.ird.fr/nos-actualites/journees-de-l-umi/jumi-2017. http://www.ethique-economique.fr/actualite-280-journees-scientifiques-2017-de-l-umi-resiliences.html

The Conceptual Conditions of Comparison: A Critical Analysis of the Contribution of Institutions to Growth, St. Petersburg, Second World Congress of Comparative Economics ‘1917–2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development’, Session ‘Institutions’, 15-17 June 2017. https://spb.hse.ru/en/compecon/programme

Policy Externalisation’ Inherent Failure: International Financial Institutions’ Conditionality in Developing Countries, Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth, Development Studies Group (DSG), Development Studies Seminar, 28 March 2017. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/development-studies-seminar-inherent-failure-international-financial-institutions-conditionality-in-tickets-33114068069#

Remarks on: Fiscal development in British and French West Africa, c. 1880-1960, Ewout Frankema and Marlous van Waijenburg, London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, University of London), Workshop ‘Financing Empire: Comparing Colonial Fiscal States in Africa and Asia, 1850-1960’, 24-25 June 2016.

China’s Economic Relationships with Sub-Saharan Africa: Convergence and Divergence with Africa’s other Partners, Manchester, University of Manchester, Global Development Institute, Centre for Organisations and Development, and Africa Research Group, University of Nottingham, Conference ‘Implications of Chinese Economic Engagement in Africa’, 8 June 2016.

China’s Trade, Investment and Aid Relationships with Sub-Saharan Africa: Convergence and Divergence with Africa’s other Partners, Nottingham, University of Nottingham, Nottingham University Business School, Africa Research Group Research Seminar, 20 April 2016. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/businesscentres/africarg/index.aspx

From an eroding model to questioned trade relationships: the European Union and Sub-Saharan Africa, Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Business School, College of Business, Law and Social Sciences, Division of Economics, European Union Economics module, 10 December 2015 http://www.ntu.ac.uk/apps/research/groups/1/home.aspx/group/142190/overview/international_and_development_economics_research_group_%28iderg%29#overview

Fostering Structural Change? China’s Divergence and Convergence with Africa’s other Trade and Investment Partners, Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Business School, College of Business, Law and Social Sciences, Division of Economics, Research Seminar, 9 December 2015. http://www.ntu.ac.uk/apps/research/groups/1/home.aspx/group/142190/overview/international_and_development_economics_research_group_%28iderg%29#overview

Double exploitation dans le capitalisme périphérique (hiérarchie de statuts et normes d'infériorisation), Paris, Séminaire Economie et Philosophie de l’Exploitation, Sophiapol-EconomiX, Université Paris-Ouest-Nanterre, 9 février 2015.

Memberships, Hierarchies and Development: Evolutionary Perspectives On Institutions, Pavia, University of Pavia, IUSS/Institute for Advanced Study, Human Development, Capability and Poverty International Research Centre, Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Laboratorio Expo Milano 2015, Workshop ‘Institutions and Social Innovation: a Mutual Feeding’, 29-30th January 2015. http://www.iusspavia.it/news.php?id=2255&menu=menu-news.html.

The European Union as a Model and Trade Partner for Sub-Saharan Africa: a Reassessment, Kyoto, Ritsumeikan University, Graduate School of International Relations, College of International Relations/Department of International Relations, invited seminar, 25 November 2014. http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/acd/re/k-rsc/lcs/kikaku/2014/2014.11.25_afurikanosyakaitowarai.pdf.

(and Caroline Dufy), ‘Developmental’ Policies and Rent:  Comparing Russia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Bordeaux, SciencesPo-Bordeaux, Centre Emile Durkheim (UMR 5116 CNRS), Séminaire Axe International, 16 octobre 2014.

The European Report on Development 2014: ‘Financing and Other Means of Implementation in the Post-2015 Context’: a Review, Brussels, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), ECDPM (European Centre for Development Policy Management), DIE (German Development Institute) and European Commission, Peer Review Meeting, 17 September 2014. http://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/projects-documents/277.pdf

(and Christian Milelli), Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Developed and Developing Countries: Converging Characteristics?, Shanghai, Jiaotong University, Chinese Globalization Association, Poster for the ‘China Goes Global’ Conference, 19-21 August 2014. http://www.chinagoesglobal.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/CGGConferenceProceeding2014.pdf

Remarks on Financial and Monetary Cooperation in Sub-Saharan Africa, Geneva, UNCTAD, Division of Globalization and Development Strategies, Workshop ‘Regional Financial and Monetary Cooperation, with a focus on Selected Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, and West and Central Africa’, 13 December 2013.

Assessing the Concepts and Hypotheses of the UNCTAD Trade and Development Report 2014, Geneva, UNCTAD, Division of Globalization and Development Strategies, Workshop ‘Global Governance and Policy Space’, preparation of the Trade and Development Report 2014, 12-13 December 2013.

Whither the Concept of Economic Development? Lessons from Developing Countries Growth Experiences, Macerata, University of Macerata, department of economics and law, faculty of economics, PhD seminar ‘Economic Development: Analysis, Policies and Theories’, 8 October 2013.

Contraintes internes et externes sur le changement structurel en Afrique Sub-Saharienne : Etats « développementaux », processus de trappe et impacts des pays émergents, Bordeaux, ‘Les Afriques dans le Monde’ (LAM) (CNRS, Sciences Po-Bordeaux, Université de Bordeaux), Séminaire Général, 3 October 2013. www.lam.sciencespobordeaux.fr/agenda_general.htm

Trade and Investment as Opportunities for Sustainable Growth in Developing Countries: Assessing the European Report on Development 2013, London, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and European Commission, 10th June 2013. http://www.odi.org.uk/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/events-presentations/1472.pdf. http://www.odi.org.uk/events/3215-london-launch-european-report-development-erd-2013-post2015

Les relations avec la Chine favorisent-elles le changement structurel des économies d'Afrique sub-saharienne ?, Paris, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Centre d'Etudes sur la Chine Moderne et Contemporaine (CECMC), séminaire «Économie et société de la Chine», 26 mars 2013. http://pairault.fr/sinaf/index.php/de-documents-electroniques/464-conference-dalice-sindzingre-documents

Sub-Saharan African Economies’ Growth Paths and Exports Structures: Confirming the Concept of Poverty Trap?, Lisbon, CESA (Centro de Estudos sobre Africa e do Desenvolvimento/Center for African and Development Studies); ISEG (Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão/School of Economics and Management), CESA Research Seminar, 28 February 2013. http://pascal.iseg.utl.pt/~cesa/files/Comunicacoes/apresentacao_AliceS.pdf.

Intermediate Organisations, Markets and Inclusive Growth, Comment of ‘Juro Teranishi: The Role of Intermediate Organisations for Inclusive Development: A Comparative Perspective from Japanese Economic History’, London, SOAS, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) International Workshop, ‘Institutional Foundation of Inclusive Development in Africa’, 15-16 February 2013.

Low Political Equilibria, Political Economy and Growth, Comment of ‘Leonce Ndikumana: Overcoming Low Political Equilibrium in Africa: Institutional Change for Inclusive Development’, London, SOAS, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) International Workshop, ‘Institutional Foundation of Inclusive Development in Africa’, 15-16 February 2013.

The Relevance of the Concepts of Hierarchy and Membership: Institutions and Growth in an Evolutionary Economics Perspective, Paris, Institut Français des Relations Internationales (IFRI) et Agence Française de Développement (AFD), séminaire international ‘Des régimes hybrides pour une paix durable ?’, 12 décembre 2012.

Etats néopatrimoniaux, « développementalistes » et croissance économique : concepts et controverses, Bordeaux, SciencesPo-Bordeaux, Centre Emile Durkheim (UMR 5116 CNRS), séminaire de l’Axe International, 6 décembre 2012.

(and Christian K. M. Kingombe) Infrastructure Financing Options: New Sources of Infrastructure Financing, Geneva, workshop “How to Bridge the Infrastructure Financing Gap Through Innovative Public and Private Development Finance as a complement to the Global Aid-for-Trade Initiative”, African Development Bank, United Nations Capital Development Fund, the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, 23 November 2012. http://ictsd.org/i/events/dialogues/149891. http://ictsd.org/downloads/2012/11/infrastructure-financing-in-emes_friday-23-nov-2012_villa-rigot_14-16_ver3.pdf

Hierarchies, Memberships, Inclusion: Institutions in an Evolutionary Perspective, internal seminar, London, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Africa Power and Politics Programme (APPP), 11th June 2012.

The Relevance of Asian Growth Experiences for Sub-Saharan Africa: an Economics Perspective, Seoul, Institute of African Studies (IAS), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), First IAS Humanities Korea International Conference, 27-28 April 2012.

Towards Structural Change or Locking in Path Dependence? Sub-Saharan African Economies at the Crossroads, Milan, Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI), Seminar “The African lions between good governance and economic growth”, 17 April 2012. http://www.ispionline.it/it/documents/Alice_Sindzingre.pdf

Hierarchies, Memberships, Inclusion: Institutions in an Evolutionary Perspective, London, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), International Workshop ‘Understanding Institutional Foundations for Inclusive Development: A Comparative Analysis of Asia and Africa’, 15th-16th March 2012. http://www.jica.go.jp/uk/english/office/topics/pdf/topics120316_07.pdf

The Conditions for Long-Term Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: China as a Model, a Constraint and an Opportunity, Nottingham, University of Nottingham, Workshop: ‘The European Union, China and Africa’, Co-ordination of research between Europe and China (CoReach) (EU 6th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development), 12-13 September 2011.

The UNCTAD World Investment Report: discussion, London, Overseas Development Institute (ODI), July 2011.

Infrastructure, Aid and Growth: Institutions Matter, London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), International Workshop ‘Aid and Development in Asia and Africa: the Role of Infrastructure and Capacity Development in East Asian Growth and its Implications for African Development’, 17th-18th February 2011. http://www.jica.go.jp/uk/english/office/topics/pdf/topics111028_04_05.pdf

The Consequences of Commodity Dependence in Developing Countries: Locking-in Poverty Traps or Foundations of Growth?, Coimbra, University of Coimbra, Faculty of Economics, Cycle “Markets, Labour, Migrations, Relocations and Governance”, 13 December 2010. http://www4.fe.uc.pt/ciclo_int/2010_2011.htm. http://www4.fe.uc.pt/ciclo_int/doc_10_11/02_sindzingre.pdf

Expériences et enseignements de l’aide publique au développement, Paris, Centre d’Analyse Stratégique (CAS-Ministère des Affaires Etrangères), CIRAD, CFB, IIED, Séminaire « Aide, déforestation et États fragiles », 15 juin 2010.

Is the Poverty Trap a Relevant Concept? Sub-Saharan African Countries’ Growth Trajectories and their Constraints, The Hague, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Development Research Seminar, 14 June 2010.

The Impact of the 2008-09 Global Crisis on Commodity-Dependent Countries: Confirming the Relevance of the Concept of Poverty Trap?, London, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), department of economics, African Economies Forum, 24 February 2010.

Reinforcing the Traps Created by Commodity-Dependence? The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Sub-Saharan African Low-Income Countries, Rome, 4th Annual Conference of the GARNET network “Food Security and Sustainable Development: Challenges for the Governance of International Relations”, Invited session: “the impact of the financial crisis and policy responses”, CIDEI (University La Sapienza), FAO, IFAD, IAI, WFP, 11-13 November 2009.

The Developmental Impact of the Crisis, discussion, London, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), International Workshop “Transmission Mechanisms of the Global Financial Crisis on the Developing World: the Commodity and Financial Market Linkages”, 10-11 July 2009.

Trappes à pauvreté dans les pays en développement : dimensions institutionnelles et cognitives, Paris, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne (CES) (CNRS-Université Paris-1), séminaire de recherche, 16 juin 2009.

Les institutions comme déterminants de la croissance : importance des institutions politiques, impact ambigu de la démocratie, problèmes d’endogénéité, Paris, Université Paris 10-Nanterre, Cours ‘Dynamiques économiques : fluctuations et croissance’, 26 mai 2009.

Discussion of the Global Monitoring Report 2009: a Development Emergency, Paris, the World Bank, Paris Office, 14 mai 2009. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTFRANCEINFRENCH/Resources/SindzingreGMRDiscussion09.pdf

Financing the Developmental State: Tax and Revenue Issues, London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Department of Economics, seminar ‘African Economies Forum’, 18 February 2009.

The Relevance of the Concepts of Formality and Informality: a Theoretical Appraisal, Lisbon, University of Lisbon, Institute of Social Sciences (ICS-UL), International Seminar ‘Trust and Networks in Contemporary Angola’, 6 November 2008. http://www.ics.ul.pt/rdonweb-recursos/corpocientifico/mgrassi/angola-em-movimento/programa_seminario.pdf

The New Supply and Demand Issues in Commodity Markets: Further Reflections on R. Kaplinsky, D. Sapsford and C. Poulton, London, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), International Workshop “Challenges and Prospects for Commodity Markets in the Global Economy”, in Memory of Alfred Maizels, 19-20 September 2008.

Institutions, Growth and Poverty: Multiple Dimensions and Causalities, Brussels, Conference organised by the Aid Delivery Methods Support Team (ADM) for the European Commission, 31 January 2008.

Comment Note, Geneva, UNCTAD, Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Managing Structural Transformation in the Least Developed Countries, 8–9 November 2007.

Deux problèmes de la théorie du développement : la dépendance aux matières premières et les inégalités mondiales, Paris, Université Paris 1 et Ministère de la Recherche, GEMDEV, table-ronde ‘La mesure de la mondialisation’, 18 juin 2007. http://www.bibliotheque-numerique-paris8.fr/fre/cms/Fonds/GEMDEV.html

The Double Constraint on Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Market Structures and the Reforms of International Financial Institutions, Coimbra, University of Coimbra, Faculty of Economics, International Conference “Poverty, External Debt and the Three Sisters: the IMF, the WTO and the World Bank”, 19-20 April 2007.

Foreign Direct Investment and Growth: the Example of Japanese Firms and Investment in East Asia, Paris, Université Paris 10-EconomiX, 8e Colloque Franco-Japonais de Sciences Economiques, , 6-7 novembre 2006.

Country Budgets and Global Policy: Main Issues, Brighton, Sussex University, International Workshop “Current Challenges for Development Evaluation”, 2-3 October 2006.

(and Rongili Biswas), Trade Openness, Poverty and Inequality in India: Literature and Empirics at the Sub-National Level, Paris, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme and Université Paris X-Nanterre, Economix, International Conference “The Indian Economy in the Era of Financial Globalisation”, 28-29 September 2006.

Les contraintes économiques pesant sur les pays les plus pauvres: réformes économiques, fiscalité, Etat, Montpellier, CIRAD, Cycle Analyse des politiques, Session ‘Gouverner sous contraintes sévères dans les pays du Sud’, 8 septembre 2006.

Le concept d'institution en économie du développement : une contribution théorique, Paris, Université Paris X-Nanterre, EconomiX, Lunch Seminar, 1er juin 2006.

Financing the Developmental State: Tax and Revenue Issues, Paris, Université Paris-Nanterre, EconomiX, workshop du groupe ‘Macroeconomie’ (MMEI), 19 septembre 2006.

Constraints to Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Linking Institutional, Political Economy, and Economic Issues, Turin, ILO International Training Centre and IPALMO (Istituto per le Relazioni tra l’Italia e i Paesi dell’Africa, America Latina, Medio ed Estremo Oriente), International Conference “New Financing Mechanisms for Africa’s Development”, 7 December 2005.

The Relationships between Institutions, Poverty and Growth in Developing Countries: a Theoretical Approach, Salzburg, University of Salzburg and Austrian Research Fund, International Workshop ‘Poverty, Empowerment and Institutions’, 14-15 October 2005.

Poverty, Growth and Globalisation in Developing Countries: the Key Role of Institutions, Vienna, Renner Institut, University of Vienna, 12 October 2005.

Institutions for Growth, Sordevolo, Villa Cernigliaro, Cominciamodacapo Summer School “Enhancing Growth”, 1-3 July 2005.

Institutions and Development: A Theoretical Contribution, revised, The Hague, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Economic Research Seminar, 28 April 2005.

The World Bank and Academic Research, Budapest, Central European University, Center for Policy Studies and Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (University of Warwick), International Workshop “Research Bank on the World Bank”, Roundtable ‘Mutual Engagement between World Bank and the Research World’; and session “Multilateral Aid and Donor Harmonisation”, 1-2 April 2005.

Institutions, Globalisation and Economic Development, Richmond (UK), Richmond University Economics Society Lectures, 9 February 2005.

Trade and Foreign Direct Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Determinants, Constraints and Effects, London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and United Kingdom Government Trade and Investment (UKTI), Workshop “Alternative Perspectives on the Role of Trade and Investment in Poverty Reduction in Africa”, 14 December 2004.

The Consequences of Multilateralism and Global Integration for Developing Countries: Assessing Economic and Institutional Reforms’ Effectiveness, Brussels, EU-LDC Network Annual Conference ‘Multilateralism at Risk’: Beyond Globalisation’, 2-3 April 2004.

Institutions and Economic Development: A Theoretical Contribution, Bordeaux, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire (CEAN), Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) et Codesria, International Workshop ‘Gouverner les Sociétés Africaines: Acteurs et Institutions’, 5-6 juin 2003.

The Political Economy of Côte d’Ivoire: Internal and External Dimensions, London, the London School of Economics Africa Forum, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Roundtable ‘International Responses to the Crisis in Côte d’Ivoire’, 12 March 2003.

Developing Côte d’Ivoire: Political Economy, Poverty and Aid - Francophone Perspectives, London, University College London (UCL), Anthropology Lab, West Africa Seminar, 31 January 2003.

 Truth’, ‘Efficiency’, and Multilateral Institutions: a Political Economy of Development Economics, presentation at the Conference “Towards a New Political Economy of Development: Globalisation and Governance”, Sheffield, Political Economy Research Centre, University of Sheffield and the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, 4-6 July 2002.

Public Expenditure Tracking in Africa: Some Comments, Oslo, Seminar Series on Poverty Reduction, World Bank Institute, 26 June 2002.

Political Economy of Taxation and International Financial Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reforms as Problems and Solutions, Windhoek, Workshop “Taxation, Aid and Democracy”, Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit (NEPRU), 4-5 April 2002.

Etats développementalistes et patrimoniaux en Afrique sub-saharienne et en Asie de l’Est: leurs effets économiques, Paris, Centre sur la Population et le Développement (CEPED), séminaire « Crises politiques, crises économiques et évolution de la mortalité », 14 mars 2002.

Commerce mondial et lutte contre la pauvreté, Paris, Parlement Européen, séminaire de l’association Confrontations, 12 février 2002.

Les réformes de l’Etat en Afrique sub-saharienne et leurs limites, Bordeaux, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire (CEAN), séminaire du groupe de recherche « Gouvernement, Institutions », 22 janvier 2002.

The Evolution of the Concept of Poverty in Multilateral Financial Institutions: the Case of the World Bank, London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Department of Economics and Department of Development Studies, Political Economy of Development Seminar Series, 27 November 2001. Also presented at Northwestern University and Roosevelt University, 13 and 14 November 2001.

Economic Reform, Multilateral Institutions and African States: Unintended Effects, Bergen, Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), CMI research seminar, 14 June 2001.

African Corruption: Elements for a Comparative Analysis with East Asia, Bergen, Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), CMI seminar, 6 June 2001.

Le concept de pauvreté, nouveau paradigme de la Banque mondiale, Paris, Centre sur la Population et le Développement (CEPED), 22 mars 2001.

Global Governance: Key Questions, Brussels, European Commission, DG Trade, Seminar “Strengthening Europe’s Contribution to World Governance”, 15 March 2001.

Corruption, Rents and Developmental States: Africa and Asia, Hamilton (NY), Colgate University, Department of Political Science, 8 March 2001.

Pauvreté et développement, Créteil, University Paris XII, Laboratoire d’Observation de l’Economie et des Institutions Locales (L’Oeil), séminaire “Pauvreté et territoires”, 14 février 2001.

Globalisation and Developing Countries: Diversity of Causalities, Performances, and Policies, Brussels, European Commission, DG Trade, workshop on “Global Trade and Globalising Societies: Challenging to Governance and Sustainability”, 14-15 December 2000.

Pauvreté et Organisations Multilatérales: le World Development Report 2000 de la Banque mondiale, Paris, Ministère de la Solidarité, 28 novembre 2000.

Etats et institutions d’aide en Afrique sub-saharienne: éléments d’économie politique, Paris, Conférence “Etat et Acteurs Emergents en Afrique”, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, 16-18 novembre 2000.

Macroeconomic and Social Linkages: a Key Component of Good Policy-Making: discussion, Bangkok, World Bank-ASEM-ILO Seminar on Good Governance of Social Policy in Europe and East Asia, 26-27 October 2000.

The Ideas of the World Development Report 2000/1: Poverty and Policy, Paris, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), séminaire ‘Pauvreté et dette’, 2 octobre 2000. Also presented at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Maastricht, 17 October 2000.

The World Bank and Poverty: the World Development Report 2000, Bergen, Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), 9 October 2000.

Attacking Poverty: the World Development Report 2000/1, Paris, European Office of the World Bank, 12 September 2000.

Le concept de gouvernance: éléments d’économie politique, Dourdan, séminaire d’été du Haut Conseil de la Coopération Internationale, 27-30 aout 2000.

(and Anne-Sophie Claeys), The Impact of the European Economic and Monetary Union on Developing Countries: the Case of the Franc Zone, Hanover, Society for International Development, The Global Development Dialogue, 1-3 July 2000.

Performances économiques et cycles politiques au Ghana, Paris, Centre sur la Population et le Développement (CEPED), séminaire ‘Crises politiques, crises économiques et évolution de la mortalité’, 27 janvier 2000.

Pauvreté: un nouveau paradigme de l’aide, Bordeaux, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire, table-ronde ‘Afrique en débat’, 25 janvier 2000.

Concepts of Poverty and Development, Vienna, Institute for Advanced Studies and Austrian Political Science Association, 14 June 1999.

The 2000 World Development Report on Poverty, Paris, Joint NGO Working Group-Eurodad Meeting, the World Bank, 31 March 1999.

Exclusion and Poverty in Developing Countries: Some Issues, Berlin, Workshop on Inclusion, Justice and Poverty Reduction, the World Bank and the German Foundation for International Development (DSE), 2-4 February 1999.

Competitiveness, Trade Arrangements and Political Economy: the case of ECOWAS, African Studies Association 41st Annual Meeting, Chicago, 29 October-1st November 1998.

Dimensions économiques des réformes de l’Etat en Afrique sub-saharienne, Bordeaux, AEGIS Summer School Program, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire, 21 septembre 1998.

La corruption en Afrique, Paris, Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et Institut International d’Administration Publique, séminaire ‘La lutte contre la corruption et les moyens de contrôle de la police dans une perspective de respect des droits de l’homme’, 27-28 août 1998.

Politique économique, instabilité et secteur privé au Ghana, Bordeaux, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire (CEAN), International Workshop « Ressources politiques et légitimité au Ghana », 29-30 mai 1998.

Agences d’aide et enquêtes sur la pauvreté en Afrique sub-saharienne, Paris, INED (Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques), Séminaire ‘Démodynamiques’, 9 avril 1998.

Corruptions africaines, Bordeaux, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire (CEAN), International Workshop on Comparative Analysis of Corruption, 28 novembre 1997.

(and Dwayne Woods) Regime Consolidation and Leadership: the Case of Côte d’Ivoire, Columbus, African Studies Association 40th Annual Meeting, 13-16 November 1997.

Progress in the 1997 World Development Report: A Welcome Agenda for Better Policymaking, Brighton, University of Sussex, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), DfID, SIDA and the World Bank, 17-18 September 1997. Also presented at Michigan State University, Department of Political Science, East Lansing, 20 November 1997.

Multilatéralisme, aide et crédibilité des réformes en Afrique: une perspective d’économie politique, Bordeaux, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire and Boston University, International Conference « Africa, France, and the United States », 22-24 May 1997. Also presented at the University of Bénin, Institut National d’Economie, Cotonou, 9 octobre 1997.

The Analysis of French Aid to Africa, San Francisco, African Studies Association Annual Meeting, 26 November 1996.

(and Jean-Jacques Gabas), Les enjeux de l’aide dans un contexte de globalisation, avec l’exemple de la Zone Franc, Bordeaux, Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire (CEAN), SciencesPo-Bordeaux-CNRS, Centre d'Economie du Développement, Université Bordeaux-IV, séminaire « Aide au développement et ajustement dans la Zone Franc », 8 novembre 1996.

State Credibility and New Insecurities: The Political Economy of Reform in Africa, Vienna, 8th General Conference of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), 11-14 September 1996. Egalement présenté au séminaire « Aide au développement et ajustement dans la Zone Franc », 8 novembre 1996, et au Research Seminar ‘Urban, Regional and International Development’, Los Angeles, University of Southern California (USC), Department of Economics, 27 November 1996.

Corruption and Adjustment in Africa, Vienna, 8th EADI (European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes) General Conference, Working Group ‘Good Governance’, 12 September 1996.

 (and Vincent Malaizé), Politique économique, secteur privé et réseaux en Asie du Sud-Est et en Afrique de l’Ouest, Paris, Université Paris X-Nanterre, séminaire CERED-FORUM, 28 juin 1996.

The Effectiveness of French Aid in Burkina Faso, Washington D. C., Overseas Development Council, and New York, Carnegie Corporation, 11-12 and 14 June 1996. Also presented in Paris, OECD, Club du Sahel, 30-31 May 1996.

La Zone Franc deux ans après la dévaluation, Bordeaux, séminaire « Rentes, réseaux, et regionalisme », Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire (CEAN), SciencesPo-Bordeaux-CNRS, 5 April 1996.

Aide et pauvreté, Paris, Université Paris-Sud, GRAEEP (Groupe de Recherche Anthropologie, Epistémologie et Economie de la Pauvreté), 12 mars 1996.

Le Nigeria et ses voisins, Paris, séminaire CHEAM (Centre des Hautes Etudes sur l'Afrique et Madagascar), 15 February 1995.

(et Vincent Malaizé), Réseaux et régionalisme: Asie et Afrique, Université Paris X-Nanterre, séminaire de recherche CERED, 10 February 1995.

Industry, adjustment and 'entrepreneurship' in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, Toronto, African Studies Association 37th Annual Meeting, 3-6 November 1994.

Conditionnalités démocratiques et développement en Afrique, Naupactos, Forum de Delphes, International Conference ‘Development and Democracy’, 30 October-2 November 1994.

Le développement et le concept de culture, CEAN, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Bordeaux, séminaire de recherches Etudes Africaines, 18 March 1994.

(and Eric St-Alary), Secteur manufacturier, revenu et emploi: une comparaison entre le Ghana et le Sénégal, Paris, Centre de Recherches Economiques, IEDES (Institut d'Etudes du Développement Economique et Social), 21 janvier 1994.

Instabilité, incertitude et organisations africaines, Paris, Université Paris X-Nanterre, séminaire CERED, 26 novembre 1993.

The Use and Abuse of the Notion of 'Culture' in Development Studies of Sub-saharan Africa, Montpellier, Seminar ‘Institutional Economics and Agriculture’, CIRAD (Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement), Michigan State University and Indiana University, 7-9 September 1992. Also presented at the Regional Seminar “The Cultural Dimension of Development in Africa”, UNESCO-World Bank-UNICEF, Abidjan, 2-6 November 1992.

Economie de la pression communautaire: conceptions de la communauté au Nord de la Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Université d’Abidjan, Faculté d’économie, séminaire ‘Economie et communauté traditionnelle en Afrique’, 23-24 décembre 1989.

The Anthropology of Misfortune and Cognitive Science: Examples from the Ivory Coast Senufo, Lisbon, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, International Conference ‘Analysis in Medical Anthropology’, 5-13 March 1988. http://www.wennergren.org/history/conferences-seminars-symposia/wenner-gren-symposia/cumulative-list-wenner-gren-symposia/w-117

Approche anthropologique des systèmes de santé et de maladie, Dakar, Conférence Internationale ‘Urbanisation et Santé dans les villes du Tiers-Monde’, Ministère de la Santé Publique du Sénégal, ORSTOM et UNICEF, 2-6 décembre 1986.

Research Trends in the Ivory Coast, Madison (Wisconsin), 29th Meeting of the African Studies Association, 30 October-2 November 1986.

Cognitive Aspects of Illness and Therapeutic Processes among the Senufo (Ivory Coast), Cambridge, British Medical Anthropology Society and Canadian Association for Medical Anthropology, International Conference on Medical Anthropology, 30 June-3 July 1986.

A French Perspective on Medical Anthropology: the Case of Senufo (Ivory Coast), York, University of York, 21st Conference of the African Studies Association of the United Kingdom, (ASAUK), 19-21 September 1984.

Affects et prescriptions sociales: l’amitié dans une société lignagère africaine (exemple des Senufo, Côte d’Ivoire), Palerme, Université de Palerme, Faculté des Lettres et de Philosophie, Institut de Sciences Anthropologiques et Géographiques, 5e Congresso Internazionale di Studi Antropologici, 24-26 novembre 1983.

(and Andras Zempleni), Causalité de la maladie chez les Senoufo de Côte d’Ivoire, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, International Conference on ‘African Medical and Health Systems as Systems of Thought, Causality and Taxonomy’, 23-26 June 1980.

 

Comités scientifiques de revues académiques/Scientific committees of academic journals

2017-présent: membre du comité scientifique de Afrique Contemporaine (Paris, Agence Française de Développement). http://www.afrique-contemporaine.info/comite-de-redaction/

2013-présent: membre du Editorial Board of the African Review of Economics and Finance. http://www.african-review.com/

2006-présent: membre du International Editorial Advisory Board of the Development Policy Review (Overseas Development Institute/ODI, London). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-7679/homepage/EditorialBoard.html

1988-2005: Consultant Editor de la revue Africa (International African Institute, University of London).

1988-1993: Membre du comité éditorial des Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines (CNRS-EHESS, Paris).

 

Activités d'expertise/Consultancy activities

1999-2000 : membre de l’équipe (Core Team) ayant rédigé le World Development Report 2000/2001 de la Banque mondiale,  ‘Poverty and Development’.

1992 : Membre du Groupe Thématique ‘Sciences de la Cognition et de la Communication’ pour le Rapport de Conjoncture du Comité National de la Recherche Scientifique du CNRS.

1989-2003 : Activités ponctuelles de consultation pour des organisations internationales (Banque Mondiale, Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement/PNUD, International Labour Office/ILO, UNICEF, OCDE) ou nationales (Agence Française de Développement/AFD, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement/CIRAD, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement/IRD).