A Senior Research Fellow at the French National Center for Scientific Research and is affiliated to the University of Paris-West (Research Centre ‘EconomiX’). She is also a Visiting Lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, University of London, Department of Economics). Her research interests include theoretical issues in development economics, institutions, and political economy, with a focus on West Africa. Dr. Sindzingre has published on a large range of topics, including poverty, globalization, aid, the concept of the developmental state, the political economy of development, and the theory of institutions in relation with development. She has served as a consultant for governments and international organizations (such as the World Bank).