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Blog Post on Human Rights Defenders


New Blog Post: Environmental activist and indigenous leader Berta Cáceres – who in 2015 was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize – was assassinated in Honduras one year later, in 2016, for leading a protest against a hydroelectric power dam. The dam …


New book


A new book is published by REMARC researcher Tiziano Distefano: “Water Resources and Economic Processes.” Book description Water exploitation has increased notably in the world during the last 250 years since the onset of industrialisation. The relationships between economic processes …


New paper


A new working paper by REMARC researchers Simone D’Alessandro and Tiziano Distefano: “A new two-nested-game approach: linking micro- and macro-scales in international environmental agreements.” Abstract: This study investigates the effectiveness of international environmental agreements (IEAs) and how it might be …


New book


A new book is published: “Best Practices in Urban Solid Waste Management: Ownership, Governance, and Drivers of Performance in a Zero Waste Framework.” Description Efficient waste management is crucial for a sustainable future. However, due to population growth and the …


New paper


A new paper is out: “Environmental performance of waste management: Impacts of corruption and public maladministration in Italy”. Abstract: This study analyzes the association between the environmental performance of waste management and occurrences of corruption and maladministration. Italy is considered …

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Special Issue: Are intellectual property rights working for society?


Research Policy Call for Special Issue Guest Editors: Carolina Castaldi (Utrecht University) Elisa Giuliani (University of Pisa) Margaret Kyle (MINES, Paris Tech) Alessandro Nuvolari (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies) Over the last thirty years, policymakers have prioritized Intellectual Property Rights …

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2020 Emerald Literati Awards


The paper “Why multinational enterprises may be causing more inequality than we think” got the Highly Commended Paper in the 2020 Emerald Literati Awards Abstract Why would multinational enterprises (MNEs) contribute to increasing inequality? While acknowledging that there is, currently, great …