Bio and Research Interests

Research interests

Compositional data analysis
Market share regression models
Political economics statistical models
Spatial point processes
Spatial econometrics
Non and semi parametric inference
Conditional quantiles and expectiles, effciency measures
Applications to statistics and probability of reproducing kernels Hilbert space theory


Former student of Ecole Normale Supérieure, Christine Thomas-Agnan obtained her PhD in mathematics at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). Since 1994, she has been a professor in mathematics at “université Toulouse 1 Capitole” and she teaches in Toulouse School of Economics. She is currently editor-in-chief for the journal « Case studies for Business, Industry and Government » of the French Statistical Association (SFDS).

Current position

Professor in mathematics, Toulouse 1 Capitole University

Former positions

1988 - 1994Maître de conférences, University of Toulouse Capitole
1980 - 1984Enseignant agrégée dans le secondaire (Lycée Amédée Gasquet, Clermont-Ferrand, Lycée de Mauriac)


1994Habilitation à diriger des recherches
1984 - 1987PhD in Mathematics, University of California in Los Angeles
1976 - 1980Graduate ENS, Sèvres, France

Grants and awards

2016Best Paper award for Measuring and testing spatial mass concentration with micro-geographic data in the journal Spatial Economic Analysis 10(3).
2011 - 2016ANR 2011 BSH1 005 01 ModUland - " Usage des sols : modèles,dynamique et décisions "