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Drake, David F., and Stefan Spinler. "Sustainable Operations Management: An enduring stream or a passing fancy?" Discussion Paper 2013-49. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, July 2013.

Schatzki, Todd, and Robert Stavins. "Three Lingering Design Issues Affecting Market Performance in California's GHG Cap-and-Trade Program." The Analysis Group, January 29, 2013.

Stavins, Robert, Todd Schatzki and Jonathan Borck. "An Economic Perspective on Building Labeling Policies." Analysis Group, March 28, 2013.

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Eccles, Robert G., Ioannis Ioannou, Shelley Xin Li, and George Serafeim. "Pay for Environmental Performance: The Effect of Incentive Provision on Carbon Emissions." Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 13–043, November 2012.

Lou, Richard, et al., "Municipal Climate Adaptation and the Insurance Industry," Harvard Law School, Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic, Cambridge, Mass.: April 2012.

Marquis, Christopher and Michael W. Toffel. "When Do Firms Greenwash? Corporate Visibility, Civil Society Scrutiny, and Environmental Disclosure." Discussion Paper 2012-43. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, December 2012.

Schatzki, Todd, and Robert Stavins. "Implications of Policy Interactions for California's Climate Policy." Analysis Group, August 27, 2012.

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Goulder, Lawrence, and Robert Stavins. "Critical Issues in National Climate Policy Design: Challenges from State-Federal Interactions in US Climate Change Policy." American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings 2011, 101:3, 253–257.

Goulder, Lawrence H., and Robert N. Stavins. "Challenges from State-Federal Interactions in U.S. Climate Change Policy." American Economic Review 101.3 (May 2011): 253-257.

Jacobs, Wendy, Leah Cohen and Jennifer McGrory. "Legal Options for Municipat Climate Adaptation in South Boston." Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School. August 2011.

Keith, David. "LEED, Energy Savings, and Carbon Abatement: Related but Not Synonymous." Environmental Science and Technology 45.5 (February 3, 2011): 1757–1758.

Schendler, Auden, and Michael Toffel.  “What Environmental Ratings Miss.”  Harvard Business School Working Paper 12-017, September 21, 2011.

Simcoe, Timothy, and Michael W. Toffel. "Public Procurement and the Private Supply of Green Buildings." Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 13-030, September 2012.

Toffel, Michael W., and Jodi L. Short. "Coming Clean and Cleaning Up: Does Voluntary Self-Reporting Indicate Effective Self-Policing?" Harvard Business School Working Paper 08-098.

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Bloom, Nicholas, Christos Genakos, Ralf Martin and Raffaella Sadun. "Modern Management: Good for the Environment, or Just Hot Air?" The Economic Journal, 120 (May 2010): 551–572.

Glaeser, Edward L., and Matthew E. Kahn. "The Greenness of Cities: Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development." Journal of Urban Economics 67.3 (May 2010): 404-418.

Reinhardt, Forest L., and Robert N. Stavins. "Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Strategy, and the Environment." Oxford Review of Economic Policy 26.2 (June 2010): 164-181.

Stavins, Robert and Lawrence Goulder. "Interactions Between State and Federal Climate Change Policies." Prepared for The Design and Implementation of U.S. Climate Policy, edited by Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram. National Bureau of Economic Research, June 2010.

Stavins, Robert. "State Eyes on the Climate Policy Prize." The Environmental Forum, July/August 2010.

Stavins, Robert N. "AB 32 and Climate Change: The National Context of State Policies for a Global Commons Problem." Agricultural and Resource Economics Update, Sep/Oct 2010.

Vogel, David, Michael W. Toffel, Diahanna Post, and Nazli Z. Uludere Aragon. “Environmental Federalism in the European Union and the United States.” Harvard Business School Working Paper 10-085.  Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, March 2010. {back to top}


King, Andrew A. and Michael W. Toffel. “Self-regulatory Institutions for Solving Environmental Problems: Perspectives and Contributions from the Management Literature.” In Governance for the Environment: New Perspectives, edited by Magali Delmas and Oran Young, 98-115. Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Reid, Erin Marie, and Michael W. Toffel. “Responding to Public and Private Politics: Corporate Disclosure of Climate Change Strategies.Strategic Management Journal 30, no. 11 (November 2009): 1157-1178. {back to top}


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