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Thoyer Sophie

Professor at Montpellier SupAgro in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

President of the French Society of Agricultural Economics (SFER)

Head of the research Master Ecodeva (Evironmental, development and food economics) , jointly managed by Montpellier Supagro and the University of Montpellier

Co-director of the TERPPA option at Montpellier Supagro : rural development, public policies and resource management

In charge of the CAP-eye website (everything you need to know on the Common Agricultural Policy as well as online couses on agricultural policies): financed by Montpellier Supagro and Agropolis Foundation

Head of the research project Coud'Pouce (Nudge) on the design of innovative agro-environmental contracts (behavioural economics, ecological economics, experimental economics) - financed by the French Ministry of the Environment and ONEMA (2011-2015)


SupAgro -SESG -Building 26

2 place Viala 34060 Montpellier cedex2 FRANCE

Tel (33) (0) 4 99 61 22 18 Fax (33) (0) 4 67 54 58 05



Main research themes: Poliy design and the Common agricultural policy; Agri-environment: behaviour, experiments, contracts, auctions; Political economy of agricultural reforms; Governance of multilateral environmental agreements; Water management and biodiversity conservation

Teaching Environmental economics; Agricultural policy and Common agricultural policy; Policy evaluation; Public choice theory; Game theory and international agreements; Water policy