Bio and Research Interests

Research interests

Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
Industrial Organization


Stefan Ambec is INRA Research Professor at Toulouse School of Economics, member of LERNA and IDEI. His research focuses on the impacts of environmental policies: about their efficiency, fairness properties, their effect on firms’ strategies, on the welfare of citizens and their behavior. Stefan has investigated those questions for water use, air pollution and climate change, common-pool resource extraction, electricity production, pest resistance and the localization of polluting facilities.

Current position

2013Co-editor of Environmental and Resource Economics
Senior Researcher INRA, Toulouse

Former positions

2001 - 2007Researcher at INRA, GAEL, University of Grenoble
2000 - 2001TMR Fellow CSEF, University of Salerno
1999 - 2001Postdoc GREEN, Laval University (Québec)


1999Ph.D. Economie, Montreal University

Grants and awards

2013 - 2015ANR 12-BSH1-003-01
2012FISR 2012 best paper award