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Economie Publique

UMR Economie Publique


Integrating water-yield response functions in an agro-economic model

Candidate profile:

  • Agricultural engineer trained in applied economics, or an agricultural economist with a MSc or PhD degree and a strong appetite for applied modelling;
  • Ability to write and speak English;
  • Ability to use and improve mathematical programming models (optimization);
  • Additional ability in crop sciences and crop modelling is welcome;
  • Knowledge of GAMS and other statistics and computing tools (R,GIS) will also be appreciated

Scientific context:

Participation in a project funded by the European Commission (JRC-Seville). The objective of the project is to develop a method to produce water yield response functions created with a crop model and to introduce them in the agro-economic model IFM-CAP, developed by JRCSeville. The method will be based on existing literature (Humblot et al., 2017) and will be combined with agro-ecological and micro-economic data provided by the JRC (FADN).


  • contribute to the development of a computer application for generating the yield response functions;
  • transform all response function data into GAMS code appropriate for IFM-CAP;
  • support the presentation of the methodology and the training to IFM-CAP team members at JRC-Seville (Spain).

Duration :

after 1/03/2019 ; 5 or 6 month-duration

Localisation :

78850 Grignon (UMR Economie Publique Inra-AgroParisTech)


level IE2 or IR2 (grid of French public institutions), according to degree and professional experience

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