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Sophie Bernard
Ph.D. Sciences économiques (Université d'Ottawa)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 5861 Fax: (514) 340-4086 Room: A-305.28
Areas of expertise
Social sciences and humanities

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests

- End-of-life management and economics - Remanufacturing, recycling and reuse - Durability and planned obsolescence - Incentives for green design - Environmental policies - Game theory, imperfect competition, contracts theory - International trade - Illegal waste market - Circular economy and functional economy

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 8000 SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

Publications

Recent publications
Journal article
Sauvé, S., Bernard, S. & Sloan, P. (2016). Environmental sciences, sustainable development and circular economy: Alternative concepts for trans-disciplinary research. Environmental Development, 17, 48-56. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2015.09.002
Conference paper
Bernard, S. (2015). Design choices and environmental policies. Paper presented at the Montreal Natural Resources and Environmental Economics Workshop, Montreal, Canada.
Conference paper
Bernard, S. (2015). Design choices and environmental policies. Paper presented at the Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics (CREE) Study Group Annual Conference 2015, Sherbrooke, Canada.

Supervision at Polytechnique

COMPLETED

  • Master's Thesis (4)

    • Léger, S. (2016). L'efficience du marché compétitif dans la gestion des déchets d'emballages dans le cadre de la responsabilité élargie des producteurs en Europe (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from http://publications.polymtl.ca/2449/
    • Claire, A. (2014). Commerce illégal des déchets : une approche exploratoire pour identifier ses facteurs déterminants (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from http://publications.polymtl.ca/1497
    • Vakilian, B. (2014). Canada's Trade Flows of Electronic Waste: Maps and Trends (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from http://publications.polymtl.ca/1619
    • Vergne, G. (2014). Corruption, bureaucratie et commerce international de déchets (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from http://publications.polymtl.ca/1491

News about Sophie Bernard

NEWS | December 9, 2016
Treatment of blue-green algae: Polytechnique Montréal involved in a research project based on genomics | Read

Press review about Sophie Bernard

January 22, 2018, 104,7 fm Outaouais , Pour protéger l'environnement, devrait-on taxer davantage les gobelets de café? Entrevue de Sophie Bernard, professeure agrégée au Département de mathématiques et de génie industriel à Polytechnique Montréal (00:52).