Research Publications

The Hidden Costs team engages with, extends and mobilizes the research of its global governance partners. Recent research from our partners includes:

Journal Title Cluster Researcher(s) Link Publication Year
The Extractive Industries and Society Sand mining: Stopping the grind of unregulated supply chains Philippe Le Billon 2022
Global Environmental Change China’s Rising Influence on Climate Governance: Forging a Path for the Global South Peter Dauvergne 2022
The Journal of Peasant Studies Concentration and crises: exploring the deep roots of vulnerability in the global industrial food system Jennifer Clapp 2022
Science Advances Fish crimes in the global oceans Philippe Le Billon 2022
Earth System Governance Democratising sustainability transformations: Assessing the transformative potential of democratic practices in environmental governance Michael Bloomfield 2022
Nature Social Behaviour Ocean sustainability for all requires deeper behavioural research Philippe Le Billon 2022
Annals of the American Association of Geographers Species on the move: Environmental change, displacement and conservation. Philippe Le Billon 2022
Human Relations Hybrid (un)freedom in worker hostels in garment supply chains Andrew Crane, Michael Bloomfield, Genevieve LeBaron 2022
The Extractive Industries and Society The Influence of Home Country Institutions on the Adoption of Corporate Social Responsibility Policies by Transnational Mining Corporations Peter Dauvergne 2022
Review of International Political Economy The hidden costs of global supply chain solutions Genevieve LeBaron, Jane Lister 2021
Review of International Political Economy Cleaning mineral supply chains? Political economies of exploitation and hidden costs of technical fixes Philippe Le Billon 2021
Conservation Letters Understanding and responding to the environmental human rights defenders crisis: The case for conservation action Philippe Le Billon 2021
Regulation & Governance Private authority and public policy interactions in global context: Governance spheres for problem solving Ben Cashore 2021
The Journal of Environment & Development The Politics of Transnational Advocacy Against Chinese, Indian, and Brazilian Extractive Projects in the Global South Peter Dauvergne 2021
Global Governance Corporate Governance and the Environmental Politics of Shipping Peter Dauvergne, Jane Lister 2021
Journal of Political Ecology Crisis conservation and green extraction: biodiversity offsets as spaces of double exception Philippe Le Billon 2021
One Earth Exploring the future of fishery conflict through narrative scenarios Philippe Le Billon 2021
Journal of Supply Chain Management The Role of Supply Chains in the Global Business of Forced Labour Genevieve LeBaron 2021
Journal of Political Ecology Crisis conservation and green extraction: biodiversity offsets as spaces of double exception Philippe Le Billon 2021
Tobacco Prevention and Cessation The value of studying supply chains for tobacco control Michael Bloomfield 2021
Geoforum Reconciling violence: Policing the politics of recognition Philippe Le Billon 2021
Polity Press Gold Michael Bloomfield 2021
Fish and Fisheries Ethical considerations for research on small‐scale fisheries and blue crimes Philippe Le Billon 2021
Book (Fernwood Publishing) The Fair Trade Handbook: Building a Better World, Together Gavin Fridell 2021
Climate Policy Fossil fuels, climate change, and the COVID-19 crisis: pathways for a just and green post-pandemic recovery Philippe Le Billon 2021
Science WTO must ban harmful fisheries subsidies Daniel Pauly, Philippe Le Billon 2021
Business and Human Rights Journal Wages: An Overlooked Dimension of Business and Human Rights in Global Supply Chains Genevieve LeBaron 2021
The Extractive Industries and Society Conflict minerals and battery materials supply chains: A mapping review of responsible sourcing initiatives Philippe Le Billon 2021
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management Health Concerns of Plastics: Energizing the Global Diffusion of Anti-Plastic Norms Peter Dauvergne 2021
The Extractive Industries and Society Corporate accountability and diplomatic liability in overseas extractive projects Philippe Le Billon 2021
Extractive Industries and Society Conflict minerals and battery materials supply chains: A mapping review of responsible sourcing initiatives Philippe Le Billon 2021
​​Journal of Peasant Studies Struggles for land: Comparing resistance movements against agro-industrial and mining investment projects Philippe Le Billon 2021
Nature Food The problem with growing corporate concentration and power in the global food system Jennifer Clapp 2021
Global Environmental Politics Transparency in Environmental and Resource Governance: Theories of Change for the EITI Philippe Le Billon 2021
Energy Research and Social Science Oil, fisheries and coastal communities: A review of impacts on the environment, livelihoods, space and governance Philippe Le Billon 2021
Review of International Political Economy The political economy of inclusion and exclusion: state, labour and the costs of supply chain integration in the Eastern Caribbean Gavin Fridell 2020
Review of International Political Economy Is artificial intelligence greening global supply chains? Exposing the political economy of environmental costs Peter Dauvergne 2020
Review of International Political Economy Regulating sustainable minerals in electronics supply chains: local power struggles and the ‘hidden costs’ of global tin supply chain governance Kate Macdonald 2020
Review of International Political Economy The hidden costs of law in the governance of global supply chains: the turn to arbitration Claire Cutler, David Lark 2020
Review of International Political Economy The hidden costs of environmental upgrading in global value chains Stefano Ponte 2020
Investment Treaty News Incorporating corporate social responsibility within investment treaty law and arbitral practice: Progress or fantasy remedy? Claire Cutler, David Lark 2020
Conflicts, commodities and the environmental geopolitics of supply chains* (Forthcoming) Philippe Le Billon 2020
Polity Combatting Modern Slavery: Why Labour Governance is Failing and How We Can Fix It* (Forthcoming) Genevieve LeBaron 2020
Ecological Economics Private sustainability standards as tools for empowering southern pro-regulatory coalitions? Collaboration, conflict and the pursuit of sustainable palm oil Kate Macdonald 2020
Polity Press Gold* (Forthcoming) Michael Bloomfield 2020
Ecological Economics South-South trade and sustainable development: The case of Ceylon tea Michael Bloomfield 2020
Nature Sustainability Towards a sustainable and equitable blue economy Philippe Le Billon 2019
Theoretical Criminology Grappling with injustice: Corporate crime, multinational business and interrogation of law in context Kate Macdonald 2019

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