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David Khoudour

Regional Migration Advisor, UNDP Latin America and the Caribbean

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David Khoudour is the Regional Migration Advisor at UNDP's Latin America and the Caribbean unit. Previously, he was an economist at the OECD Development Centre, where he has coordinated the work on international migration since April 2010. He particularly manages the MacArthur Foundation-funded project on Effective Partnerships for Better Migration Management and Development. Previously, he was a researcher at the CEPII (2008-2010), a French think-tank focusing on international economics, and a lecturer at Sciences Po in Paris, from where he holds a Ph.D. in economics (2005). He has also been a Fulbright scholar (2004-2005) at the University of California-Berkeley, a professor of economics and the director of the research centre on international migration (2005-2008) at the Universidad Externado de Colombia in Bogota, and a consultant for the OECD, the ILO and the IOM. His research work is mainly focused on the migration-development nexus, an issue on which he has extensively published.