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Lucile Henry

Agrocampus-Ouest, SMART-LERECO (Rennes)

PhD student

PhD topic

How does the changing EU trade environment affect the agricultural and food sectors of France and Brittany region? Focus on Brexit.

This PhD thesis aims to identify the new challenges faced by French agricultural and food producers after Brexit, and pinpoints the sectors and the categories of firms expected to bear the largest effects. Particular emphasis will be attributed to how Brexit will affect the competitiveness of French products on the intra-EU market and main extra-EU markets. The consequences of Brexit will be analyzed under different scenarios on the outcome of the EU-UK trade negotiations. The resilience of French sectors and firms will also be investigated in terms of the effects of Brexit on investments and employment. The results of these analyses will be used to formulate recommendations that will permit to limit the negative effects of Brexit on the economy of France and of the Brittany region.

Supervisors :

Research topics

  • International trade
  • Agricultural and trade policies
  • Firms strategy

Work in progress

  • Henry L., (2017)
    "La certification environnementale pour des importations plus soutenables"
    THEMA Essentiel, Commissariat Général au Développement Durable (CGDD), Ministère de la Transition Ecologique et Solidaire (MTES).

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