Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

Specialization and expertise of the faculty members at UCLouvain cover agricultural and natural resource economics with a geographic focus on Europe and the Global South, and both theoretical and empirical economic modelling.

Faculty Member Specialization
Prof. F.  Gaspart environmental and development economics with a theoretical focus
Prof. G. Van den Broeck agricultural economics, rural development, farm-household surveys
Prof. emeritus B. Henry de Frahan agricultural and trade policy, economic modelling, micro-simulations
Dr. I. Adant development economics and environmental economics

Prof. Frédéric Gaspart is Professor of game theory, development economics and environmental economics. His research interests encompass social choice theory, the economics of the informal sector and institutional economics.

Prof. Goedele Van den Broeck is Professor of agricultural economics and rural development. Her research focuses on the transformation of agri-food systems, including coordination and certification in food value chains, labor and gender, and adoption of agricultural technologies and practices.

Prof. emeritus Bruno Henry de Frahan is Professor of agricultural economics and policy. His research activities focus on developing bio-economic models for evaluating agricultural, environmental and trade policies.

Dr. Ignace Adant is leading and coordinating several research projects related to economics of natural resources (water industry and extractive industry), to the circular economy (plastic, metals and critical raw material recycling) and to freight transport.

The list of Master thesis topics for the academic year 2020-2021 is available here.