Ben Cashore

Professor, Environmental Governance & Political Science; Director of the Governance, Environment, and Markets Initiative at Yale (GEM) and Director, Program on Forest Policy and Governance

 
Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.

2013

  • Journal Article
     
    Kanie, N.; Haas, P.M.; Andresen, S.; Auld, G.; Cashore, B.; et al. “Green Pluralism: Lessons for Improved Environmental Governance in the 21st Century.” Environment 55.5 (2013): 14-20. DOI: 10.1080/00139157.2013.824339
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    Gan JB and B Cashore. “Opportunities and Challenges for Integrating Bioenergy into Sustainable Forest Management Certification Programs. Journal of Forestry 111(1), pp. 11-16..” Journal of Forestry 111.1 (2013): 11-16. DOI: 0.5849/jof.11-092
  • 2012

  • Journal Article
     
    Levin K, Cashore B, Bernstein S, Auld G. “Overcoming the tragedy of super wicked problems: constraining our future selves to ameliorate global climate change.” Policy Sciences 45.2 (2012): 123-152. DOI: 10.1007/s11077-012-9151-0
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    Visseren-Hamakers IJ, C McDermott, MJ Vijge, B Cashore. “Trade-offs, co-benefits and safeguards: current debates on the breadth of REDD+.” Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 4.6 (2012): 646-653. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2012.10.005
  • 2011

  • Journal Article
     
    Peter Kanowski, Constance McDermott and Benjamin Cashore. “Implementing REDD–Lessons from Analysis of Forest Governance.” Governing and Implementing REDD+” Environmental Science and Policy 14.2 (2011): 111-117. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2010.11.007
  • 2010

  • Book
     
    McDermott, Constance, Cashore, Benjamin and Kanowski, Peter. Global Environmental Forest Policies: An International Comparison. UK: Earthscan Forestry Library, Earthscan Publications, Ltd, 2010. Link
  • Book Chapter
     
    Cashore, B. & G. Galloway.. “Ability of Institutions to Address New Challenges..” Forests and Society - Responding to Global Drivers of Change.. Ed. G. Mery, P. Katila, G. Galloway, R. I. Alfaro, M. Kanninen, M. Lobovikov & J. Varjo IUFRO-WFSE, 2010. 441-486.
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    Graeme Auld, Benjamin Cashore (equal lead authors), Cristina Balboa, Laura Bozzi, and Stefan Renckens. “Can Technological Innovations Foster Non-state Global Governance?.” Business and Society 12.3 (2010).
  • Book
     
    Constance McDermott, Benjamin Cashore and Peter Kanowski. Global Environmental Forest Policies: An International Comparison. UK: The Earthscan Forest Library, 2010.
  • 2009

  • Journal Article
     
    McDermott, C, Cashore, B and Kanowski, P. “Setting the Bar: An International Comparison of Public and Private Forest Policy Specifications and Implications for Explaining Policy Trends.” Journal of Integrative Environmental Science 6.3 (2009): 217-237. DOI: 10.1080/19438150903090533
  • Conference Paper
     
    Kelly Levin, Steven Bernstein, Benjamin Cashore and Graeme Auld. “Playing it Forward: Path Dependency, Progressive Incrementalism and the “Super Wicked” Problem of Global Climate Change.” March 2009.
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    Howlett, Michael and Cashore, Benjamin. “The Dependent Variable Problem in the Study of Policy Change: Understanding Policy Change as a Methodological Problem.” Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice 11.1 (2009): 33-46. DOI: 10.1080/13876980802648144
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    Levin, K, Cashore, B., and Koppell, J.. “Can Non-State Certification Systems bolster State-Centered Efforts to promote Sustainable Development through the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)?.” Wake Forest Law Review 44.3 (2009): 777-798. Link
  • Book Chapter
     
    Graeme Auld, Cristina Balboa, Steven Bernstein and Benjamin Cashore. “The Emergence of Non-state Market Driven (NSMD) Global Environmental Governance: A Cross Sectoral Assessment.” Governing the Environment: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Ed. Delmas and Young Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Link
  • 2008

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    Ben Cashore. “Towards a Better World?.” October 2008.
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    Constance McDermott, Emily Noah and Benjamin Cashore. “Differences that Matter?: A Framework for Comparing Environmental Certification Standards and Government Policies.” Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning 10.1 (2008): 47 - 70. DOI: 10.1080/15239080701652607
  • Book Chapter
     
    Steven Bernstein and Benjamin Cashore. “Chapter Seven: The Two-level logic of Non-State Market Driven Governance.” Changing Patterns of Authority in the Global Political Economy: Volume II: New Actors and Forms of Regulation. Ed. Volker Rittberger, Martin Nettesheim and Carmen Huckel New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Link
  • Journal Article
     
    Kelly Levin, Steven Bernstein, Benjamin Cashore, Graeme Auld. “Playing it Forward: Path Dependency, Progressive Incrementalism, and the “Super Wicked” Problem of Global Climate Change.” (2008). DOI: 10.1088/1755-1307/6/50/502002
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    Kelly Levin, Constance McDermott and Benjamin Cashore. “The Climate Regime as Global Forest Governance: Can Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) Initiatives Pass a ‘Dual Effectiveness’ Test?.” International Forestry Review (2008). Link
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    Cashore, Benjamin; Auld, Graeme; Lawson, James; Newsom, Deanna. “The Future of Non-State Authority in Canadian Staples Industries: Assessing the Emergence of Forest Certification.” Canada's Resource Economy in Transition: the Past, Present, and Future of Canadian Staples Industries. Ed. Michael Howlett and Keith Brownsey Toronto: 2008.
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    Auld G., Bernstein S., and Cashore B.. “The New Corporate Social Responsibility.” Annual Review of Environment and Resources 33 (2008): 413-435. DOI: 10.1146/annurev.environ.32.053006.141106
  • 2007

  • Journal Article
     
    Benjamin Cashore and Michael Howlett. “Punctuating Which Equilibrium Understanding Thermostatic Policy Dynamics in Pacific Northwest Forestry.” American Journal of Political Science 51.3 (2007): 532-551. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2007.00266.x
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    Benjamin Cashore, Beth Egan, Graeme Auld and Deanna Newsom. “Revising Theories of Non-state Market Driven (NSMD) Governance: Lessons from the Finnish Forest Certification Experience.” Global Environmental Politics 7.1 (2007): 1-44. DOI: 10.1162/glep.2007.7.1.1
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    Steven Bernstein, Benjamin Cashore. “Can non-state global governance be legitimate? An analytical framework.” Regulation & Governance 1.4 (2007): 1-25. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-5991.2007.00021.x
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    Kelly Levin, Graeme Auld, Laura Bozzi, Benjamin Cashore, Kelly Levin and Stefan Renckens. “Can Non-State Governance ‘Ratchet-up’ Global Standards? Assessing their Indirect Effects and Evolutionary Potential.” Review of European Community and International Environmental Law 16.2 (2007): 158-172. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9388.2007.00560.x
  • Book - In Progress
     
    Auld, Graeme, Cashore, Benjamin, Prakash, Aseem and Sasser, Erika. Environmental Activism, Firm Responses, and the Emergence of Private Authority. 2007.
  • Journal Article - In Progress
     
    Auld, Graeme, Balboa, Cristina, Bartley, Timothy, Cashore, Benjamin and Levin, Kelly. “The Uneven Diffusion of the Certification Solution: Understanding the Evolution of Non-State Market Driven Governance.” (2007).
  • 2006

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    Benjamin Cashore, Fred Gale, Errol Meidinger and Deanna Newsom. “Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries: Part of a Sustainable Future?.” Environment 48.9 (2006): 6-25.
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    Deanna Newsom, Volker Bahn, Benjamin Cashore. “Does Forest Certification Matter? An Analysis of Operation-Level Changes Required During the SmartWood Certification Process.” US. Journal of Forest Policy and Economics 9.3 (2006): 197-208. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2005.06.007
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    Erika N. Sasser, Aseem Prakash, Benjamin Cashore and Graeme Auld. “Direct Targeting as an NGO Political Strategy: Examining Private Authority Regimes in the Forestry Sector.” Business and Politics 8.3 (2006): Article 1. DOI: 10.2202/1469-3569.1163
  • Report
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    Eric Hansen, Rick Fletcher, Benjamin Cashore and Constance McDermott. “Forest Certification in North America.” 2006.
  • Book Chapter
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    Benjamin Cashore, Graeme Auld, Deanna Newsom, and Elizabeth Egan. “The Emergence of Non-State Environmental Governance in European and North American Forest Sectors.” Enlarging TransAtlantic Relations: Environment, Agriculture, and Trade Politics across the Atlantic. Ed. Schreurs, VanDeveer, and Selin, (eds) Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • Conference Paper
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    Benjamin Cashore, Constance McDermott and Kelly Levin (With Graeme Auld and Deanna Newsom). “The Shaping and Reshaping of British Columbia Forest Policy in the Global Era: A Review of Governmental and Non-governmental Strategic Initiatives*.” 2006.
  • 2005

  • Working Paper
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    Constance McDermott, Emily Noah and Benjamin Cashore. “Differences That "Matter"? Identifying Analytical Challenges in the Comparison of Forest Certification Standards.” Working Paper Working Paper, December 2005, 32.
  • Book Chapter
     
    Convening lead authors: Peter Glück, Jeremy Rayner and Benjamin Cashore. “Change in the Governance of Forest Resources.” Forests in the Global Balance – Changing Paradigms. Ed. Gerardo Mery, Rene Alfaro, Markku Kanninen and Maxim Labovikov (eds.) 2005. 51-74.
  • 2004

  • Journal Article
     
    Cashore, Benjamin; Auld, Graeme; and Newsom, Deanna. “The United States’ Race to Certify Sustainable Forestry: Non-State Environmental Governance and the Competition for Policy-Making Authority.” Business and Politics 5.3 (2004): Article 1. DOI: 10.2202/1469-3569.1076
  • Book
     
    Benjamin Cashore, Graeme Auld and Deanna Newsom. Governing Through Markets: Forest Certification and the Emergence of Non-State Authority. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004. Link
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    Benjamin Cashore, Graeme Auld and Deanna Newsom. “Legitimizing Political Consumerism: The Case of Forest Certification in North America and Europe.” Russian Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology (2004).
  • Book Chapter
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    Benjamin Cashore and Steven Bernstein. “Non-State Global Governance: Is Forest Certification a Legitimate Alternative to a Global Forest Convention?.” Hard Choices, Soft Law: Combining Trade, Environment, and Social Cohesion in Global Governance. Ed. John Kirton and Michael Trebilcock (eds.) Ashgate Press, 2004.
  • 2003

  • Journal Article
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    Benjamin Cashore and Graeme Auld. “British Columbia’s Environmental Forest Policy Record in Perspective.” Journal of Forestry 101.8 (2003): 42-47. DOI: 10.1016/S1389-9341(02)00060-6
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    Benjamin Cashore and James Lawson. “Comparing Forest Certification Experiences in the US Northeast and the Canadian Maritimes.” Canadian-American Public Policy (2003).
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    Benjamin Cashore, Graeme Auld and Deanna Newsom. “Forest Certification (Eco-labeling) Programs and their Policy-Making Authority: Explaining Divergence Among North American and European Case Studies.” Journal of Forest Policy and Economics 5.3 (2003): 225-247.
  • 2002

  • Journal Article
     
    Benjamin Cashore. “Legitimacy and the Privatization of Environmental Governance: How Non State Market-Driven (NSMD) Governance Systems Gain Rule Making Authority.” Governance 15.4 (2002): 503-529. DOI: 10.1111/1468-0491.00199
  • Book Chapter
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    Benjamin Cashore with Jamie Lawson. “Company Choices on Sustainable Forestry Forest Certification: The Case of JD Irving, Ltd..” Forest Policy for Private Forestry. Ed. Accepted through a blind peer review process established by editors CAB International, 2002.
  • Book Chapter
     
    Benjamin Cashore with Deanna Newsom, Graeme Auld, and Jim Granskog. “Forest Certification in the Heart of Dixie: A Survey of Alabama Landowners.” Forest Policy for Private Forestry. Ed. Accepted through a blind peer review process established by editors CAB International, 2002. Link
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    Benjamin Cashore. “Perspectives on Forest Certification as a Policy Process: Reflections on Elliott and Schlaepfer’s Use of the Advocacy Coalition Framework.” Social and Political Dimensions of Forest Certification. Ed. Christopher Elliott, Errol Meidinger, and Gerhard Oesten (editors) Remagen-Oberwinter, Germany: Forstbuch, 2002.
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    Benjamin Cashore with Graeme Auld and Deanna Newsom. “Perspectives on Forest Certification: A Survey Examining Differences Among the US Forest Sectors’ Views of Their Forest Certification Alternatives.” Forest Policy for Private Forestry. Ed. Accepted through a blind peer review process established by editors CAB International, 2002.
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    Benjamin Cashore with Steven Bernstein. “The International-Domestic Nexus: The Effects of International Trade and Environmental Politics on the Canadian Forest Sector.” Canadian Forest Policy: Regimes, Policy Dynamics and Institutional Adaptations. Ed. Howlett (ed.) Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.
  • 2001

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    Benjamin Cashore. “What Should Canada Do When the Softwood Lumber Agreement Expires?.” policy.ca policy.ca, February 2001.
  • Book Chapter
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    Benjamin Cashore with Steven Bernstein. “Globalization, Internationalization and Liberal Environmentalism: Exploring Non-domestic Sources of Influence on Canadian Environmental Policy.” Canadian Environmental Policy: Ecosystems, Politics and Process. 2nd Edition, Ed. Debora L. VanNijnatten and Robert Boardman, (ed.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
  • Journal Article
     
    Benjamin Cashore with Rayner, Howlett, Wilson, and Hoberg. “Privileging the Sub-Sector: Critical Sub Sectors and Sectoral Relationships in Forest Policy-Making.” Journal of Forest Policy and Economics 2.3-4 (2001): 319-332. DOI: 10.1016/S1389-9341(01)00038-7
  • 2000

  • Journal Article
     
    Benjamin Cashore with Steven Bernstein. “Globalization, Four Paths of Internationalization and Domestic Policy Change: The Case of Eco-forestry Policy Change in British Columbia, Canada.” Canadian Journal of Political Science 33.1 (2000): 67-99. DOI: 10.1017/S0008423900000044
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    Benjamin Cashore with Ilan Vertinsky. “Policy Networks and Firm Behaviours: Governance Systems and Firm Responses to External Demands for Sustainable Forest Management.” Policy Sciences 33 (2000): 1 - 30. DOI: 10.1023/A:1004728206505
  • 1999

  • Working Paper
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    Benjamin Cashore. “An Examination of Why a Long-term Resolution to the Canada/US Softwood Lumber Dispute Eludes Policy Makers.” Canadian Forest Service Pacific Research Station working paper. Industry, Trade and Economics Program, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada Canadian Forest Service Pacific Research Station working paper. Industry, Trade and Economics Program, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada, February 1999.
  • Book Chapter
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    Benjamin Cashore. “Chapter 3: The US Pacific Northwest.” Forest Policy: International Case Studies. Ed. Wilson et al. Oxon, UK: CAB International, 1999.