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.

2014

  • Journal Article
    Cashore, B. and M.W. Stone. “Does California need Delaware? Explaining Indonesian, Chinese, and United States support for legality compliance of internationally traded products.” Regulation & Governance 8.1 (2014): 49-73. DOI: 10.1111/rego.12053
  • Book Section
    Gohler, D., B. Cashore and B. Blom. “Forest Governance and Sustainable Rural Development.” Forests and Rural Development. Ed. Pretzsch, J. Darr, D. Uibrig, H. Auch, E. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, 2014. 333-373. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-41404-6_12
  • Journal Article
    Nathan I., C. Hansen, and B. Cashore. “Timber Legality Verification in Practice: Prospects for Support and Institutionalization.” Forest Policy and Economics 48 (2014): 1-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2014.11.001
  • Journal Article
    Auld G., S. Renckens, and B. Cashore. “Transnational private governance between the logics of empowerment and control.” Regulation & Governance 9.2 (2014): 108-124. DOI: 10.1111/rego.12075
  • 2013

  • Journal Article
    Kanie, N., P. M. Haas, S. Andresen, G. Auld, B. Cashore, P. S. Chasek, J. A. P. de Oliveira, S. Renckens, O. S. Stokke, C. Stevens, S. D. VanDeveer and M. Iguchi. “Green Pluralism: Lessons for Improved Environmental Governance in the 21st Century.” Environment 55.5 (2013): 14-30. DOI: 10.1080/00139157.2013.824339
  • Journal Article
    Gan J., B. Cashore and M. W. Stone. “Impacts of the Lacey Act Amendment and the Voluntary Partnership Agreements on illegal logging: implications for global forest governance.” Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research 5.4 (2013): 209-226. DOI: 10.1080/19390459.2013.832479
  • Book Section
    O'Neill, K., E. Weinthal, K. R. M. Suiseeya, S. Bernstein, A. Cohn, M. W. Stone and B. Cashore. “Methods and Global Environmental Governance.” Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol 38. Ed. Gadgil, A. Liverman, D. M. Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews, 2013. 441-471. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-environ-072811-114530
  • Journal Article
    Auld, G. and B. Cashore. “Mixed Signals: NGO Campaigns and Non-state Market Driven (NSMD) Governance in an Export-Oriented Country.” Canadian Public Policy-Analyse De Politiques 39 (2013): S143-S156. Link
  • Journal Article
    Gan, J. B. and B. Cashore. “Opportunities and Challenges for Integrating Bioenergy into Sustainable Forest Management Certification Programs.” Journal of Forestry 111.1 (2013): 11-16. DOI: 10.5849/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
  • Book Chapter
    Logan-Hines, E., L. Goers, M. Evidente, and B. Cashore. “REDD+ Policy Options: Including Forests in an International Climate Change Agreement.” Managing Forest Carbon in a Changing Climate. Ed. M. S. Ashton, M. L. Tyrrell, D. Spalding, and B. Gentry. New York: Springer International Publishing, 2012. 357-376. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2232-3_17
  • Journal Article
    Cashore, B. and M. W. Stone. “Can legality verification rescue global forest governance? Analyzing the potential of public and private policy intersection to ameliorate forest challenges in Southeast Asia.” Forest Policy and Economics 18 (2012): 13-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2011.12.005
  • Journal Article
    Bernstein, S. and B. Cashore. “Complex global governance and domestic policies: four pathways of influence.” International Affairs 88.3 (2012): 585. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2346.2012.01090.x
  • Journal Article
    Biermann, F., K. Abbott, S. Andresen, K. Backstrand, S. Bernstein, M. M. Betsill, H. Bulkeley, B. Cashore, J. Clapp, C. Folke, A. Gupta, J. Gupta, P. M. Haas, A. Jordan, N. Kanie, T. Kluvankova-Oravska, L. Lebel, D. Liverman, J. Meadowcroft, R. B. Mitchell, P. Newell, S. Oberthur, L. Olsson, P. Pattberg, R. Sanchez-Rodriguez, H. Schroeder, A. Underdal, S. C. Vieira, C. Vogel, O. R. Young, A. Brock and R. Zondervan. “Navigating the Anthropocene: Improving Earth System Governance.” Science 335.6074 (2012): 1306-1307. DOI: 10.1126/science.1217255
  • Journal Article
    Visseren-Hamakers, I. J., C. McDermott, M. J. Vijge and 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
  • Journal Article
    Biermann, F., K. Abbott, S. Andresen, K. Backstrand, S. Bernstein, M. M. Betsill, H. Bulkeley, B. Cashore, J. Clapp, C. Folke, A. Gupta, J. Gupta, P. M. Haas, A. Jordan, N. Kanie, T. Kluvankova-Oravska, L. Lebel, D. Liverman, J. Meadowcroft, R. B. Mitchell, P. Newell, S. Oberthur, L. Olsson, P. Pattberg, R. Sanchez-Rodriguez, H. Schroeder, A. Underdal, S. C. Vieira, C. Vogel, O. R. Young, A. Brock and R. Zondervan. “Transforming governance and institutions for global sustainability: key insights from the Earth System Governance Project.” Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 4.1 (2012): 51-60. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2012.01.014
  • 2011

  • Journal Article
    McDermott, C. L., K. Levin and B. Cashore. “Building the Forest-Climate Bandwagon: REDD+ and the Logic of Problem Amelioration.” Global Environmental Politics 11.3 (2011): 85. DOI: 10.1162/GLEP_a_00070
  • Journal Article
    Kanowski, P. J., C. L. McDermott and B. W. Cashore. “Implementing REDD–Lessons from Analysis of Forest Governance.” Environmental Science & Policy 14.2 (2011): 111-117. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2010.11.007
  • Book Chapter
    Cashore, B., G. Auld and S. Renckens. “The impact of private, industry and transnational civil society regulation and their interaction with official regulation.” Explaining Compliance: Business Responses to Regulation. Ed. C. Parker, V. L. Nielsen Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Pub, 2011. 343-376. Link
  • 2010

  • Book Chapter
    Cashore, B. and 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 Vienna, Austria: IUFRO-WFSE, 2010. 441-486. Link
  • Journal Article
    Auld G., B. Cashore, C. Balboa, L. Bozzi, and S. Renckens. “Can Technological Innovations Foster Non-state Global Governance?.” Business and Politics 12.3 (2010): Article 9. DOI: 10.2202/1469-3569.1323
  • Book
    McDermott, C., B. Cashore, and P. Kanowski. Global Environmental Forest Policies: An International Comparison. UK: Earthscan, 2010. DOI: 10.4324/9781849774925
  • 2009

  • Journal Article
    McDermott, C. L., B. Cashore and P. Kanowski. “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
  • Journal Article
    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
  • Journal Article
    Levin K., B. Cashore, S. Bernstein and G. Auld. “Playing it forward: Path dependency, progressive incrementalism, and the "Super Wicked" problem of global climate change.” IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 6.50 (2009): 502002. DOI: 10.1088/1755-1307/6/0/502002
  • Journal Article
    Howlett, M. and B. Cashore. “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
  • Book Chapter
    Auld G., C. Balboa, S. Bernstein and B. Cashore. “The Emergence of Non-state Market Driven (NSMD) Global Environmental Governance: A Cross Sectoral Assessment.” Governance for the Environment New Perspectives. Ed. M. A. Delmas, O. R. Young Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 300. Link
  • 2008

  • Book Chapter
    Bernstein S.and B. Cashore. “Chapter Seven: The Two-level logic of Non-State Market Driven Governance.” Authority in the Global Political Economy. Ed. Rittberger, V., Nettesheim, M., Huckel, Carmen New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 276-313. DOI: 10.1057/9780230584297
  • Journal Article
    McDermott, C. L., E. Noah and B. Cashore. “Differences That 'Matter'? A Framework for Comparing Environmental Certification Standards and Government Policies.” Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning 10.1 (2008): 47-70. DOI: 10.1080/15239080701652607
  • Journal Article
    Levin K., C. McDermott, and B. Cashore. “The Climate Regime as Global Forest Governance: Can Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Initiatives Pass a ‘Dual Effectiveness’ Test?.” International Forestry Review 10.3 (2008): 538-549. DOI: 10.1505/ifor.10.3.538
  • Journal Article
    Auld, G., S. Bernstein and B. Cashore. “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
    Bernstein, S. and B. Cashore. “Can non-state global governance be legitimate? An analytical framework.” Regulation & Governance 1.4 (2007): 347-371. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-5991.2007.00021.x
  • Journal Article
    Cashore, B. and M. 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
  • Journal Article
    Howlett M. and B. Cashore. “Re-Visiting the New Orthodoxy of Policy Dynamics: The Dependent Variable and Re-Aggregation Problems in the Study of Policy Change.” Canadian Political Science Review 1.2 (2007): 50-62. Link
  • Journal Article
    Cashore, B., E. Egan, G. Auld and D. 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
  • Journal Article
    Cashore B., G. Auld, J. Lawson and D. Newsom. “The Future of Non-State Authority on Canadian Staples Industries: Assessing the Emergence of Forest Certification.” Policy and Society 26.1 (2007): 71-91. Link
  • 2006

  • Journal Article
    PDF 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.
  • Journal Article
    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
  • Journal Article
    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
    PDF Eric Hansen, Rick Fletcher, Benjamin Cashore and Constance McDermott “Forest Certification in North America.” 2006.
  • Book Chapter
    PDF 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
    PDF 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
    PDF 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
  • Journal Article
    PDF 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
    PDF 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
    PDF 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
  • Journal Article
    PDF Benjamin Cashore and James Lawson. “Comparing Forest Certification Experiences in the US Northeast and the Canadian Maritimes.” Canadian-American Public Policy (2003).
  • Journal Article
    PDF 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
    PDF 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
  • Book Chapter
    PDF 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.
  • Book Chapter
    PDF 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.
  • Book Chapter
    PDF 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

  • Report
    PDF Benjamin Cashore “What Should Canada Do When the Softwood Lumber Agreement Expires?.” policy.ca policy.ca, February 2001.
  • Book Chapter
    PDF 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
  • Journal Article
    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
    PDF 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
    PDF Benjamin Cashore. “Chapter 3: The US Pacific Northwest.” Forest Policy: International Case Studies. Ed. Wilson et al. Oxon, UK: CAB International, 1999.