Economics serving society
François Libois

François Libois

PSE Professor

Researcher INRAE

Campus Jourdan – 48 boulevard Jourdan 75014 Paris

5th floor, office 61

Phone +33(0)1 80 52 17 24

  • Agricultural Economics and development
  • Environmental Economics & Natural resources in developing countries
  • Household economics in developing countries
  • Political Economy of NGOs
  • Political Economy and Institutions

Ongoing Research Projects


  • Local governance of forests in Nepal: PI of an interdisciplinary project with Olivia Aubriot, Jean-Marie Baland, Sanjaya Chaudhary, Nicolas Delbart, Marine Gueben, Mani Nepal, Subhrendu Pattanayak, Joëlle Smadja, Romain Valadaud
  • Economics of forest restoration in South Asia: Scientific advisor, with Jeff Vincent of a project lead by Mani Nepal. Country leaders include Raquibul Amin (Bangladesh), Hina Aslam (Pakistan), Erandathie Pathiraja (Sri Lanka) and Naya S Paudel (Nepal)
  • Strategy of Buyers on French fish markets: co-Pi of a project led by François-Charles Wolff, with Laurent Baranger, Laurent Gobillon and Frédéric Salandre
  • Farming practices in France, consequences on biodiversity and on rural population educational outcomes: multidimensional projects with Marine Coinon, Gabrielle Fack, Eyal Frank, Anouch Missirian, François Libois, Marta Pinzan, Arnaud Reynaud, Clelia Sirami, David Sheeren and Eva Tène