André Torre#

André Torre
Email:torre 'at'
Membership Number:4239
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FRANCE

Present and Previous Positions
  • 01/2008 - now: 1st Class Research Professor: University Paris Saclay, INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique) SAD division, AgroParistech
  • 09/1994 – 01/2008: 2nd Class Research Professor: INRA, SAD Division, AgroParistech and LRDE Corte
  • 01/2009 – 12/2011: External collaborator DATAR
  • 10/1987 – 09/1994: 1st and 2d Class Researcher: CNRS (LATAPSES, Sophia-Antipolis), Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis
  • 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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