Prof. Decaluwé has been a Full Professor in the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, Université Laval, Québec, Canada since 1987. He is also a Research Fellow at the Interuniversity Center on Risk, Economic Policies, and Employment (CIRPEE). Presently he is the Network Leader of Modeling and Policy Impact Analysis (MPIA) within the Poverty and Economic Policy Network (PEP) and has published widely on various issues related to trade and poverty.
He specializes in international economic relations, and is more particularly interested in foreign trade, development policy and poverty and inequality issues. He has piloted many technical assistance and international cooperation projects in different developing countries, and devoted a large part of his energies to develop relevant analytical instruments to aid the decision making process. In this context, he has established in the beginning of the 90, the PARADI School and Clinic for modeling economic development policies which have been adopted in many countries such as France, Morocco, Kenya, Senegal, Gabon, Vietnam, the Philippines, Bangladesh, and Singapore. He has also be invited professor in several Universities: Louvain, Nice, Paris Sorbonne, Guadeloupe, Ile de la Reunion …