Doctorat en Sciences économiques, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2009


Annie Royer received her Ph.D. in economics at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in 2009. She was also a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands from 2009 to 2011. She is now assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Consumer Sciences at Laval University. She holds a teaching Chair on collective marketing. Her research program is multidisciplinary. It is oriented towards collective marketing of agricultural products, vertical coordination in food chains and value chains, producer organizations, agricultural policy analysis, quality and innovation.

Recent publications

Pascucci, S., A. Royer and J. Bijman (2011). Should I Make or Should I buy ? Innovation Strategies and Governance Structures in the Italian Food Sector. International Journal of Food System Dynamics, 2(2) : 167-180. 

Royer, A. (2011). Transaction Costs in Milk Marketing: A Comparison between Canada and Great Britain. Agricultural Economics, 42(2): 171-182.

Royer, A. (2008). The Emergence of Marketing Boards Revisited: a Case Study in Canada. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 56(4): 509-522.

Communications récentes


  • Colloque Les Perspectives, CRAAQ, Shawinigan, 16 avril. "Coordination verticale, contrats et intégration: Démystifier les concepts pour mieux comprendre les phénomènes en cours au Québec et ailleurs."
  • Congrès de l'ACFAS, Université Laval, 10 Mai. La mise en marché collective des produits agricoles au Québec: évolution récente, défis et perspectives.
  • ISNIE, 17th annual Conference, Florence, Italy, June 20th-22th."Private-public partnerships for food safety: which keys for success?"


  • WICaNeM 10th International Conference, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, May 23-25,  « Marketing Boards as Hybrids: the case of the hog sector in Quebec». 
  • IAAE Triennal Conference, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, August18-24. « Marketing Boards as Hybrids: Application to the hog sector in Canada». 
  • Ve World Congress of Agronomists and Agrologists, Québec, September 19-21 « Les modèles d'organisation de mise en marché collective: évolution récente et perspectives ».
  • Semi-annuelle Fédération des producteurs de porcs du Québec, 22 novembre. "Les modèles d'organisation de mise en marché collective: Évolution récente et perspectives dans le secteur porcin québécois."

  • Colloque International "Diversité et durabilité des modèles agricoles coopératifs dans un contexte de crises de la mondialisation", Paris, 6-7 novembre. "Collective action, partnership and the challenges of quality upgrading : Evidence from Ethiopia" 


  • CAES-WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, Banff, Canada, «Collective Action through Marketing Boards: Efficient Hybrid Governance? », June 29 July- 1.
  • ISNIE 15th Annual Conference, Standford University, California, Collective Action through Marketing Boards: Efficient Hybrid Governance? June 16-18.


  • Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA), Longueuil, Canada, March 9, « Les avantages économiques des transactions collectives ».
  • Université Laval, Québec, Canada, March 11, « Voir la mise en marché autrement : un coup d'oeil aux coûts de transaction ».
  • WICaNeM 9th International Conference, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, May 26-28,  « Institutions and Quality Improvement: A Case Study of Pineapple in Benin ».
  • ESNIE (European School on New Institutional Economics), Cargèse, France, May 31- June 4.