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Armelle Mazé

Research Interests

 Environmental policy, territorial governance, conflicts, impact assessment

Institutional and Organizational Economics, Knowledge & Innovation Economics

Ostrom's IAD/SES Framework, Knowledge Commons and Commoning, Property rights

Economics of Standards and Auditing Activities in Agriculture and Agrofood sectors

Applied Economics, Qualitative and Participatory methods


Academic Training

2017 - Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) en Sciences Economiques - Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA), France. 

HDR committee: Mireille Matt (INRAE, UGA), Janet Bercovitz (University of Colorado),  Bertrand Quelin (HEC Paris), Michel Trommetter (INRAE, UGA), Carine Staropoli (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne), Nathalie Lazaric (Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis).   

2000 - Doctorate in Economics - Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. Supervisor : Pr Claude Ménard

1993 - Master (DEA) in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics - Univ. Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne. Superv.: Pr D. Encaoua. 

Journal articles11 documents

  • Armelle Mazé, Aida Calabuig Domenech, Isabelle Goldringer. Restoring cultivated agrobiodiversity: The political ecology of knowledge networks between local peasant seed groups in France. Ecological Economics, Elsevier, In press, 179, ⟨10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106821⟩. ⟨hal-02979810⟩
  • Stefanie Sievers-Glotzbach, Johannes Euler, · Frison, Nina Gmeiner, · Kliem, et al.. Beyond the material: knowledge aspects in seed commoning. Agriculture and Human Values, Springer Verlag, 2020, ⟨10.1007/s10460-020-10167-w⟩. ⟨hal-02979800⟩
  • Armelle Mazé, Aida Calabuig Domenech, Isabelle Goldringer. Commoning the seeds: alternative models of collective action and open innovation within French peasant seed groups for recreating local knowledge commons. Agriculture and Human Values, Springer Verlag, 2020, ⟨10.1007/s10460-020-10172-z⟩. ⟨hal-02979790⟩
  • Guillaume Ollivier, Daniele Magda, Armelle Mazé, Gaël Plumecocq, Claire Lamine. Agroecological transitions: what can sustainability transition frameworks teach us? An ontological and empirical analysis. Ecology and Society, Resilience Alliance, 2018, 23 (2), 18 p. ⟨10.5751/ES-09952-230205⟩. ⟨hal-02622145⟩
  • Armelle Maze. Standard-setting activities and new institutional economics. Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2017, 13 (3), pp.1-23. ⟨10.1017/S174413741600045X⟩. ⟨hal-01606892⟩
  • Armelle Maze, Myriam Ait-Aissa, Sophie Mayer, Nathalie Verjux. Third-Party Certifications and the Role of Auditing Policies in Sustainability: The Time and Space of Materiality Within Combined Audits. Organization and Environment, SAGE Publications, 2016, 29 (3), pp.308-331. ⟨10.1177/1086026615628034⟩. ⟨hal-01532603⟩
  • Armelle Mazé. Terroir des campagnes, terroir des villes : Patrimoine commun dans le village global. The Conversation, The Conversation France, 2016. ⟨hal-02630005⟩
  • Armelle Mazé. Urban and rural terroirs: Shared assets in the global village. The Conversation, The Conversation France, 2016. ⟨hal-02629661⟩
  • Armelle Mazé, Claude Ménard. Private Ordering, Collective Action, and the Self-Enforcing Range of Contracts. The Case of French Livestock Industry. European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer Verlag, 2010, 29 (1), pp.131-153. ⟨10.1007/s10657-009-9114-x⟩. ⟨halshs-00624288⟩
  • Christine Aubry, Marie-Béatrice Galan, Armelle Mazé. Garanties de qualité dans les exploitations agricoles : exemple de l'élaboration du référentiel Quali'Terre en Picardie.. Cahiers Agricultures, EDP Sciences, 2005, 14 (3), pp.313-322. ⟨hal-02672584⟩
  • Armelle Mazé, Marie-Béatrice Galand, Marianne Cerf, François Papy. Mettre en place un système assurance qualité dans les exploitations agricoles. La démarche Qualiterre. FaçSADe, 2004, pp.1-4. ⟨hal-02678595⟩

Conference papers6 documents

  • Armelle Mazé. Bilateral trade negociations and geographical indications as global knowledge commons: EU-US discursive strategies in polycentric governance. Third Thematic IASC conference on Knowlege Commons, Oct 2016, Paris, France. 20 p. ⟨hal-02793304⟩
  • Armelle Maze. Geographical indications as global knowledge commons: Intellectual property rights and discursive strategies in polycentric governance. 10. International Conference in Interpretive Policy Analysis (IPA), Jun 2015, Lille, France. ⟨hal-01601447⟩
  • Armelle Mazé. Learning, models of cognition and institutional change: Extending new institutional economics. International conference "economics and Psychology in Historical Perspective from the XIII century to present, Dec 2014, Paris, France. ⟨hal-02793150⟩
  • Armelle Mazé. Multillateral-reputation mechanisms and contract law in agriculture: complements or substitutes ?. American Agricultural Economists Association, Jul 2006, Long Beach California, United States. 32 p. ⟨hal-02821150⟩
  • Armelle Mazé. Integrated agriculture labelling and consumer information: Retailer’s strategies and regulatory issues in European context. The American Agricultural Economics Association, Annual Meeting, Jul 2005, Rhode, Iceland. 24 p. ⟨hal-02827103⟩
  • Catherine Laurent, Francoise Maxime, Armelle Mazé, Muriel Tichit. Multifonctionnalité de l'agriculture et modèles de l'exploitation agricole. Enjeux théoriques et leçons de la pratique. Colloque SFER, Mar 2002, Paris, France. ⟨hal-02758685⟩

Habilitation à diriger des recherches1 document

  • Armelle Mazé. Décision publique, stratégies de normalisation et développement durable : Apports de l'Economie Néo-Institutionnelle. Sciences du Vivant [q-bio]. Université Grenoble Alpes (COMUE), 2017. ⟨tel-02790738⟩