2006- present      Research Scientist (Chargé de recherche) at INRA, Montpellier.

                                My professional address is: 2 place viala, 34060 Montpellier, France     

                                My Email is: raphael.soubeyran@inra.fr

Website of our team's weekly seminar : http://environmentaleconomicsmontpellier.weebly.com/

Research interests:  Political Economics, Organizational Theory, Development Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics.


Completed Papers:

  • Motivating versus Funding, with Nicolas Quérou and Antoine Soubeyran.

  • Inventory Credit as a Commitment Device to Save Grain until the Hunger Season, with Tristan Le Cotty, Elodie Maître d'Hôtel and Julie Subervie.

  • Risk and Time Preferences and Fertilizer Use by Maize Farmers in Burkina Faso, with Tristan Le Cotty, Elodie Maître d'Hôtel and Julie Subervie.


Some Work in Progress:

  • Fertile Ground for Conflict, with Nicolas Berman and Mathieu Couttenier.

Older Works:

Media, Popular Press and Vulgarization:

  • "An Overview of the Roots of CivilWars: Natural Factors and Economic Conditions" (2013) G-MonD Policy Papers (with M. Couttenier).
  • "La diplomatie permet-elle d’obtenir des avantages commerciaux?" (2011) AFSE/ Les Echos (with M. Couttenier).

Current and former Ph.D Students:

  • Defended 2016: Bocar Samba Ba: "Natural Resources and Recycling" - (Postdoc at CERDI, Clermont-Ferrand)
  • Started 2015: Mamadou Gueye: "Contracting with Spatial Externalities"
  • Started 2016: Hung Vo: "Contract Farming : Theory and Applications"


Joint Venture Breakup and the Exploration-Exploitation Trade-off. (with Ngo van Long and Antoine Soubeyran), 2009, unpublished manuscript.

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