Patricia Augier is a full professor of economics at Aix-Marseille University (AMU) and a researcher at Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE). Her fields of research are trade (rules of origin, non-tariff measures, and global value chains), microeconomic issues that concern development (women's empowerment and enterprises), and more general issues that concern obstacles to private sector development. Her work has focused mainly on North African countries. In addition to her position as a full professor, she was also the scientific coordinator of FEMISE (Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Economic Institutes), which is a network of research institutes in the north and south of the Mediterranean, from September 2015 to June 2020. She has also participated in reports for the World Bank, the African Development Bank, and the European Commission.
Professor of Economics