Refereed papers

Moffette F., Skidmore M., and Gibbs H. “Environmental Policies That Shape Productivity: Evidence from Cattle Ranching in the Amazon”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, vol. 109, 2021.

Skidmore, M., Moffette, F., Gibbs, H.K., Rausch, L., Christie, M., and Munger, J. “Cattle Ranchers and Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: Production, Location, and Policies”, Global Environmental Change, vol. 68, May 2021.

Moffette F., Alix-Garcia J., Shea K., and Pickens A. H. “The impact of near-real-time deforestation alerts across the tropics”, Nature Climate Change, vol. 11, 2021.

Moffette F. and Gibbs H. “Agricultural Displacement and Deforestation Leakage in the Brazilian Legal Amazon.”, Land Economics, vol. 97, no. 1, 2021. Preprint available at

Gibbs H.*, Moffette F.*, Munger J., Rausch L., Molina Vale P., L’Roe J., Barreto P. and Amaral T. (2021) “Impacts of Zero-Deforestation Cattle Agreements in the Brazilian Amazon Limited by Inconsistent and Evasive Behavior”, Environmental Research Letters, accepted.

He J., Moffette F., Fournier R., Revéret J. P., Théau J., Dupras J., Boyer J.-P. and Varin M. (2015) “Meta-Analysis for the Transfer of Economic Benefits of Ecosystem Services Provided by Wetlands Within Two Watersheds in Quebec, Canada.” Wetlands Ecology and Management: 1-19.

(*denotes equal authorship)

Working papers

Moffette F., Phaneuf D., Rausch L. and Gibbs H. “Environmental Policy and the Value of Property Rights in the Brazilian Amazon: Evidence from a New Database on Land Sales”

Moffette F. and Alix-Garcia J., “Agricultural Subsidies: Cutting into Forest Conservation?”

Moffette F., Savard L., Boccanfuso D. and Richard P. “Estimating the Impact of Québec’s Work Incentive Program on Labour Supply: an Ex Post Microsimulation Analysis“, Working Paper 13-01, GREDI.

Work in progress

Katovich, E. and Moffette, F. “Do Local Politicians and Special Interest Groups Campaign for Deforestation? Evidence from Close Elections and a Ban on Corporate Donations”

Brandão Jr., A., Moffette, F., Skidmore, M., Gibbs, H.K., Rausch, L. “Estimating the Roads of Leakage and Laundering of Noncompliant Cattle in the Brazilian Amazon.”

Book chapter

Dupras, Jérôme, Jean-Pierre Revéret. Nature et économie : un regard sur les écosystèmes du Québec. Québec : Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2015. 314.

Other writing

L’ABC du commerce équitable, BIOClips+, Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec, vol.10, n. 1, 2007.