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Luc Savard is Director of Programs in Economics and Professor in the Department of Economics at the Université de Sherbrooke where he has been teaching for over 14 years. He was Director of the Research Group on International Economics and Development (GREDI) from 2005 to 2013. He is specialized in Economic and Social Impact Analysis. He has been a consultant for many institutions such as the World Bank, the IMF, the OECD, the Asian Development Bank, GTZ, UNICEF and worked directly with several governments (Morocco, Gabon, Burundi, Senegal, Quebec, etc.).
He is the author of some forty scientific publications on various topics such as modeling of the informal sector, the environment, public spending and poverty analysis. His recent research focuses on modeling the social impact (poverty and income distribution) of economic reforms in developing countries. He is co-author of a book "Economic Policies for Development: Computable General Equilibrium Models", and author of several book chapters.