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Giffona Justinia Hanitravelo

UR LARESS, Groupe Ecole Supérieure d'Agriculture d'Angers, France

Phd student

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Phd topic

Impact of digital development on farm performance and agglomeration dynamics

All firm attempt to improve their economic performance, however in our modern-day world, they must be also concerned about their environmental performance. New digital technologies are seen as a new source of performance and innovation gain. In this thesis we will examine whether these technologies can improve the farm’s economic and environmental performance. Also, we will investigate how far these technologies influence the agglomeration and the concentration of agricultural activities by releasing the constraints of geographical proximity for the accumulation of knowledge (spillover of knowledge localized) and / or by reducing the congestion factors related in particular to regulations and to the environmental nuisances.

Supervisor :

  • Damien Rousselière, Agrocampus-Ouest, UMR SMART-LERECO, 35000 Rennes, France

Co-supervisors :

  • Nejla BEN ARFA, LARESS,, France
  • Mohamed GHALI, LARESS, , France

Research topics

  • Applied micro-econometrics
  • Agricultural production micro-economics
  • Computational statistics

Selected recent publications

See also

Giffona Justinia 's publications in ProdINRA