Véronique Thériault

Véronique Thériault

Ph.D., University of Florida
M.S. University of Maine
B.S. Université Laval

Assistant Professor, International Development

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle Dr., Rm 213B
Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

517 353 7856, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Biographical Information

Véronique Thériault joined the MSU AFRE faculty in September 2011 as a Assistant Professor, International Development after completing her doctorate at the University of Florida. She is working with the Food Security Research Project on campus and intensively on various in-country research and outreach projects.

Her areas of interests include development economics, institutional economics, production economics, and international trade in developing countries, especially in West Africa. She has recently conducted research on the effects of institutional changes and market-oriented reforms on the economic performance of cotton sectors in Benin, Burkina Faso, and Mali.

Research and Outreach Interests

  • Effects of market reforms, institutional changes, and trade policy on agricultural sector performance in developing countries
  • Roles of formal and informal institutions on rural livelihood in Africa
  • Supply chain analysis and market coordination
  • Analysis of farm household productivity in Africa
  • Economics of West African cotton sector
  • Gender, agriculture, and food security