ARQADE (Advanced Research in Quantitative Applied Development Economics) is a research team at Université Toulouse 1 Capitole as well as a component of Toulouse School of Economics.

The research produced is based on a micro-economic approach with topics including:

  • Industrial economics and regulation
  • Public economics
  • Political economy
  • Economics of conflicts (terrorism)
  • Labor economics
  • International economics and economic  geography
  • Agricultural and environmental economics


Researchers at ARQADE are characterized by their work  in theory and applied economics, which provides unity to the group. They distinguish themselves by numerous international publications in top general and specialized journals, including the Journal of Development Economics. Research contracts for the Wold Bank, the European Union or the French Development Agency complement their expertise and give the team a much needed field knowledge. They cover Africa, Latin America and Asia as well as transition countries.
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