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Site institutionnel d'Agrocampus OuestAGROCAMPUS OUEST

Institut supérieur des sciences agronomiques, agroalimentaires, horticoles et du paysage

Jean Cordier

Jean CordierDépartement économie rurale et gestion
AGROCAMPUS OUEST
65, rue de Saint-Brieuc
CS 84215
F-35042 Rennes Cedex France

phone : +33 (0)2 23 48 54 10
fax : +33 (0)2 23 48 54 17
jean.cordier@agrocampus-ouest.fr

Teaching
Research
Main Publications
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Jean Cordier is Full Professor at Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes, since 1992. He managed the Laboratoire de Gestion then the Département d’Economie Rurale et de Gestion from 1994 to 2012. He is currently vice-director of the research unit UMR SMART n° 1302 INRA-AGROCAMPUS OUEST. His research topics cover the commodity marketing and related risk management (market, climatic and sanitary adverse events).
In 2003 and 2004, he was Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar at the Department of Agricultural Economics of the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and at the Economic Research Service of the USDA (Washington D.C.).
He developed an applied work from 2007 to 2009 with a research contract with Groupama S.A ., a mutual insurance company in France, for designing innovative insurance contracts combining production an d market risks. He has responsible of the economical part of the research program SANCRE 2009-10 (PSDR Grand Ouest) on risk management of contagious livestock diseases.
He is an expert for national organisations (French Ministry, Agence Française de Développement), for professional organisations (farmers unions, SOFIPROTEOL, CGB) and companies (private trading, cooperatives, insurers, banks, farm advising companies). He is also producing studies and developing expertise for international organisations (The World Bank, OECD, FAO, European Parliament).

Teaching

AGROCAMPUS OUEST
- Risk management on commodity markets (financial and insurance contracts)
- International marketing
- Business strategy

Other institutions
- Institut d’Actuariat de l’Université de Bretagne Occidentale (EURIA – Brest)
- Université de l’Illinois à Urbana-Champaign and IAMZ à Saragosse

Research

Research topics are related to the research projects of the team « Production, Environnement et Risque » (PER) of the unit SMART n° 1302.
They are mainly related to (1) risk assessment for market and production (climatic and sanitary adverse events), and (2) development of risk management tools to deal with systemic risks, in particular hybrid insurance contracts (such as revenue or margin contracts) and mutual funds (as designed in articles 38 and 39 of Regulation EU No 1305/2013.
Research develops, within Point 1, the issue of endogenous volatility possibly related to new investment vehicles on the OTC agricultural markets.
Research develops also, within Point 2, the potential need and the efficiency of public support to private instruments and public tools against catastrophic events.

Main Publications

Journal Articles

Cordier, J, (2012). What is the impact of the G20 2011 on agricultural prices volatility, the declared source of global food insecurity ?, Farm Policy Journal, Vol 9 No 4, p. 35-45

Cordier, J., Gohin, A. (2012). Quelle(s) intervention(s) publique(s) pour la gestion des risques de marché en agriculture ? INRA Sciences Sociales (4-5), 1-3.

Cordier, J., Gohin, A., Krebs, S., Rault, A. (2013). Dynamic impacts of a catastrophic production event: the foot-and-mouth disease case. Risk Analysis, 33 (3), 480-492. DOI : 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2012.01902.x.

Cordier, J., Gohin, A. (2014). Quel impact des nouveaux spéculateurs sur les prix agricoles ? Une analyse empirique des fonds d’investissement. Economie Rurale (343), 29-51.

Books and Book Chapters

Baris P., Cordier J. et Gergely N. (2011), « Le risque prix sur les produits alimentaires importés. Outils de couverture pour l’Afrique », AFD éd., Paris, 95 p.

Cordier, J. (2013). Les fondamentaux des marchés de matières premières agricoles, la volatilité des prix et le besoin de régulation. In: Droit, Economie & Marchés des Matières premières Agricoles (p. 19-32). Droit et économie. Paris, FRA : LGDJ.

Reports

Cordier, J. (2013). Assessment of the current agricultural risk management policy in Romania. Document of The World Bank Group. Washington, USA.

Cordier, J. (2014). Recommendations for mutual funds in Romanian agriculture. Document of The World Bank Group. Washington, USA.

Cordier, J., Hurduzeu G., Bucik M. (2014). Policy recommendation for the strengthening of the agricultural risk management framework in Romania. Document of The World Bank Group. Washington, USA.

Cordier, J. (2014). Crop Insurance in Kazakhstan. Preliminary Analysis and Recommendations. Rapport d’expertise pour OCDE, décembre, 17 p.

Cordier, J. (2014). Comparative Analysis of Risk Management Tools supported by the 2014 Farm Bill and the CAP 2014-2020 (Rapport N° IP/B/AGRI/IC/2014-044). Bruxelles, BEL : Parlement Européen.

Communications

Cordier, J. (2011). Impact of commodity funds on sugar ane ethanol prices. Must we regulate ?. Presented at Congrès annuel de l'International Sugar Organization (ISO), Londres, GBR (2011-11-28).

Cordier J. (2011), Nouvelle financiarisation des marchés agricoles. Faut-il réguler ?, Conférence In Vivo, 7 décembre, Paris

Cordier, J. (2012). Impact de l’investissement spéculatif sur le niveau et la volatilité des prix internationaux du maïs, 6èmes journées de recherches en sciences sociales SFER INRA CIRAD, 13 et 14 décembre, Toulouse,

Cordier J. (2013). Les fondamentaux des marchés de matières premières agricoles. Implications pour la sécurité alimentaire mondiale. Droit, Economie & Marchés de matières premières agricoles, Colloque Lascaux, 20 mars, Paris

Cordier, J. (2014). Quelles politiques publiques nationales et régionales face à la volatilité des prix alimentaires. Presented at Agriculture familiale conférences SIA 2014, Paris, FRA (2014-02-27).

Cordier, J. (2014). Volatilité des prix locaux et sécurité alimentaire. Presented at La sécurité alimentaire dans l'agenda post-2015. Quels objectifs pour quels effets ?, Paris, FRA (2014-01-29).

Cordier, J. (2014). Good practices in agricultural risk management in OECD countries. Presented at Ministry of Agriculture, Astana, Kazakhstan (2014-10-28).

Cordier, J. (2014). Volatilité des prix et régulation des marchés. Instruments de gestion du risque. Presented at Session Chambre Régionale d'Agriculture de Bretagne, Plérin, FRA (2014-11-28).

Cordier, J. (2014). "Faire avec" la volatilité dans un marché dérégulé. Presented at Assemblée Générale de la Confédération Générale des Betteraviers, Paris (2014-12-09).

Links

Personal webpage on research unit SMART
EURIA
University of Illinois