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Thibaud Garnier

INRAE, SMART-LERECO (Rennes)

PhD student

Phone: +33 (0)
thibaud.garnier@agrocampus-ouest.fr

PhD topic

Futures market microeconomics : local modeling and optimization of market risks

This thesis project within the Eureden group aims to develop a quantitative tool for managing grain price risk. The model objectives will be threefold. First, it will explain the price index for grains in Pontivy area (Brittany). This modeling will be done following a micro-economic study. We will focus in particular on specific constraints such as production, seasonality of the activity, stocks levels and transport costs. Next, the tool will model wheat futures prices sold on the Euronext market; indeed the contracts executed by Eureden are often indexed on this market. Finally, we will study the recent literature on price risk hedging strategies and following an evaluation of their respective performance we will purpose the company optimal dynamic hedging methods

  • Directeur : Alexandre Gohin, INRAE, UMR SMART-LERECO, 35000 Rennes, France
  • Co-encadrant : Guillaume Bagnarosa, Rennes School of Business, 35000 Rennes, France

Research topics

  • Agricultural commodities future market
  • Stochastic modelling
  • Price risk management