Welcome to my home page.
I am working as an academic economist at INRAE in
Applied Economis research unit, where I am a senior research
My main research topic is the dynamics of agricultural markets.
My work deals with two separate issues: the short-run and the
long-run dynamics of agricultural markets. Regarding short-run
issues, I study the causes of commodity prices volatility and the
design of stabilization policies. On long-run issues, I work on
global food security and international trade in agricultural goods.
- Since 2019, I am a senior research fellow at INRAE.
- In 2012/2018, I was a research fellow at INRA.
- In 2017/2018, I was a visiting fellow
in the division Market, Trade an Institutions.
- In 2011/2012, I was an economist at the World Bank, Development
research group for the Agriculture and Rural Development
- In 2008/2011, I was an economist
Economie Publique research unit. I was also a PhD student at the
Econometrics Laboratory at the Ecole
PhD dissertation revolves around agricultural prices
fluctuations and of the optimal design of stabilisation policies. I
defended it in April 2011 and I was under the direction of
- In 2006/2008, I was an economist
at CEPII, where I am
still a research associate. At CEPII, I contributed to the
development of the applied general equilibrium
model MIRAGE and I used it
to study issues such as agricultural policies, trade policies and
- Agricultural policies
- Commodity price dynamics
- Computational methods
- Food security
- International trade
Paris-Saclay Applied Economics
22 place de l'Agronomie
91120 Palaiseau, France
+33 1 89 10 09 99
Christophe Gouel | Last update: October 8, 2022