André Torre#


André Torre
Email:torre 'at' agroparistech.fr
Membership Number:4239
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:atorre
Homepage: http://andre-torre.com




Present and Previous Positions
  • 01/2008 - now: 1st Class Research Professor: University Paris Saclay http://www.campus-paris-saclay.fr, INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique) SAD division http://institut.inra.fr, AgroParistech http://www.agroparistech.fr/
  • 09/1994 – 01/2008: 2nd Class Research Professor: INRA, SAD Division, AgroParistech and LRDE Corte
  • 01/2009 – 12/2011: External collaborator DATAR http://www.datar.gouv.fr/qui-sommes-nous
  • 10/1987 – 09/1994: 1st and 2d Class Researcher: CNRS (LATAPSES, Sophia-Antipolis) http://www.cnrs.fr, Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis http://unice.fr
  • 10/1986 – 10/1987: Research assistant CNRS (LATAPSES, Sophia-Antipolis), Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis
  • 10/1985 – 10/1986: Assistant Professor: Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis
  • 10/1982 – 10/1985 : Lecturer: Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis

Fields of Scholarship
  • Proximity relations and their importance in the processes of coordination between people
  • Local interactions between innovative firms
  • Role played by geographical proximity in the transfer of knowledge
  • Terrritorial governance: how to manage and to implement it
  • Land use and neighborhood conflicts: how to identify and define conflicts, as well as the different ways of managing and solving them
  • Territorial and regional development: their main peculiarities and their analytical content
  • Rural development and land use in rural areas

Honours and Awards
  • 1985 PHD: best French thesis in Industrial economics (awarded by the Groupement de Recherche en Economie Industrielle)
  • 1985 PHD: best thesis of the City of Nice (awarded by the municipality of Nice)
  • 1988 CNRS: valedictorian for the section Economics and business
  • 2016 Member of the French Academy of Agriculture

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