Véronique Thériault

Véronique Thériault

theria13@msu.edu
Telephone: 517 353 7856

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Assistant Professor, International Development

446 W. Circle Dr., Rm 213B
Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

Degree:

Ph.D., University of Florida
M.S. University of Maine
B.S. Université Laval


Véronique Thériault joined the MSU AFRE faculty in September 2011 as a fixed-term assistant professor of International Development after completing her doctorate at the University of Florida. She is working with the Food Security Research Project on campus and intensively on various in-country research and outreach projects.

Her areas of interests include development economics, institutional economics, production economics, and international trade in developing countries, especially in West Africa. She has recently conducted research on the effects of institutional changes and market-oriented reforms on the economic performance of cotton sectors in Benin, Burkina Faso, and Mali. She is currently working on: 

Research and Outreach Interests

  • Effects of market reforms, institutional changes, and trade policy on agricultural sector performance in developing countries
  • Roles of formal and informal institutions on rural livelihood in Africa
  • Supply chain analysis and market coordination
  • Analysis of farm household productivity in Africa
  • Economics of West African cotton sector
  • Gender, agriculture, and food security

Student Mentoring

  • Currently advising 3 graduate students (major professor for one MS student and guidance committee member for two PhD students)

Tags: c1/c2, co-principal investigators, fsp mali people, graduate student advisors, msu

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