Tilburg Sustainability Center

TSC Researchers’ Academic Publications


2019 Publications

Adjognon, G.S., Rivera-Ballesteros, A. & van Soest, D.P. (2019). Satellite-based tree cover mapping for forest conservation in the drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Application to Burkina Faso gazetted forests, Development Engineering, forthcoming.

Cretois, B., Linnell, J. D. C., Kaltenborn, B. P., & Trouwborst, A. (2019). What form of human-wildlife coexistence is mandated by legislation? A comparative analysis of international and national instruments. Biodiversity and Conservation, 28(7), 1729-1741. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-019-01751-6

de Vries-Stotijn, A., van Ham, I., & Bastmeijer, K. (2019). Protection through property: From private to river-held rights. Water International.

de Zeeuw, A. (2019). Jan Tinbergen, from mathematics to poverty and environment. De Economist, 167(3), 297-305. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10645-019-09334-0

Dur, R., & Vollaard, B. (2019). Salience of law enforcement. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 93, 208-220. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeem.2018.11.011

Folke, C., Osterblom, H., de Zeeuw, A., & E.a., N. V. (2019). Transnational corporations and the challenge of biosphere stewardship. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3, 1396-1403.

Garcia, B. & Verschuuren, J. (2019). Complying with Australia's illegal logging laws: Tough reality after a soft start? Lessons from the United States and the European Union.  Asian Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 22(1), 7-26.

Gerlagh, R. & Heijmans, R.J.R.K. (2019). Climate conscious consumers and the Buy-Bank-Burn Program. Nature Climate Change, 9(6), 431-433. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-019-0482-0

Graafland, J., & Smid, H. (2019). Decoupling among CSR policies, programs, and impacts: An empirical study. Business & Society: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Exploration, 58(2), 231-267. https://doi.org/10.1177/0007650316647951

Kuijper, D. P. J., Churski, M., Trouwborst, A., Heurich, M., Smit, C., Kerley, G. I. H., & Cromsigt, J. P. G. M. (2019). Keep the wolf from the door: How to conserve wolves in Europe's human-dominated landscapes? Biological Conservation, 235(July 2019), 102-111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.04.004  

Sen, S. & Vollebergh, H.R.J. (2018), The Effectiveness of Taxing Carbon Content of Energy Consumption. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 92, 74-99.

Somsen, H., & Trouwborst, A. (2019). Are pioneering coyotes, jackals and foxes alien species? Canid colonists in the changing conservation landscape of the Anthropocene. Oryx. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605318001229

Spiegl, M., Trouwborst, A., & Visser, I. (2019). Mission creep in the application of wildlife law: The progressive dilution of legal requirements regarding a wild-born orca kept for "research" purposes. Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/reel.12270

Tin, T., Peden, J., O'Reilly, J., Bastmeijer, K., & Maher, P. T. (2019). Preservation amenity, research laboratory, or mineral reserve? International perspectives on the values of Antarctica. Polar Record, 55(2), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0032247419000214

van der Ploeg, F., & de Zeeuw, A. (2019). Pricing carbon and adjusting capital to fend off climate catastrophes. Environmental and Resource Economics, 72(1), 29-50. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-018-0231-2

Verschuuren, J. (2019). The State of the Netherlands v Urgenda Foundation: The Hague Court of Appeal upholds judgment requiring the Netherlands to further reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Review of European Comparative & International Environmental Law, 28(1), 94-98.

2018 Publications

Berndsen, R., Leon Rincon, C., & Renneboog, L. (2018). Financial stability in networks of financial institutions and market infrastructures. Journal of Financial Stability, 35, 120-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfs.2016.12.007

Blackmore, A., & Trouwborst, A. (2018). Who owns and is responsible for the elephant in the room? Management plans for free-roaming elephant in South Africa. Bothalia - African Biodiversity and Conservation, 48(2), 1-6. [a2271]. https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v48i2.2271

Bretschger, L., & Smulders, S. (2018). Taking time for the environment: On timing and the role of delays in environmental and resource economics. Environmental & Resource Economics, 70(4), 731-736. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-017-0175-y

Gerlagh, R. & Liski, M. (2018). Carbon prices for the next hundred years. Economic Journal, 128, 728-257.

Gerlagh R. & Liski, M. (2018). Consistent Climate Policies. Journal of the European Economic Association, 16(1), 1-44.

Graafland, J. (2018). Does corporate social responsibility put reputation at risk by inviting activist targeting? An empirical test among European SMEs. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 25(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1002/csr.1422

Graafland, J. (2018). Ecological impacts of the ISO14001 certification of small and medium sized enterprises in Europe and the mediating role of networks. Journal of Cleaner Production, 174, 273-282. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.322

Graafland, J., & Lous, B. (2018). Economic freedom, income inequality and life satisfaction in OECD countries. Journal of Happiness Studies, 19(7), 2071-2093. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-017-9905-7

Graafland, J., & Lous, B. (2018). Income inequality, life satisfaction inequality and trust: A cross country panel analysis. Journal of Happiness Studies, 20(6), 1717-1737. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10902-018-0021-0

Graafland, J., & Noorderhaven, N. (2018). National culture and environmental responsibility research revisited. International Business Review, 27(5), 958-968. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2018.02.006

Hodgetts, T., Lewis, M., Bauer, H., Burnham, D., Dickman, A., Macdonald, E. A., ... Trouwborst, A. (2018). Improving the role of global conservation treaties in addressing contemporary threats to lions. Biodiversity and Conservation, 27(10), 2747-2765. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-018-1567-1

Liang, H., Marquis, C., Renneboog, L., & Li Sun, S. (2018). Future-time framing: The effect of language on corporate future orientation. Organization Science, 29(6), 1093-1111. https://doi.org/10.1287/orsc.2018.1217

López-Bao, J. V., Fleurke, F., Chapron, G., & Trouwborst, A. (2018). Legal obligations regarding populations on the verge of extinction in Europe: Conservation, restoration, recolonization, reintroduction. Biological Conservation, 227(November), 319-325. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2018.09.027

Richter, A., Eikeset, A.M., van Soest, D.P., Diekert, F.K., & Stenseth, N.C. (2018). Optimal Management under Institutional Constraints: Determining a Total Allowable Catch for Different Fleet Segments in the Northeast Arctic Cod Fishery. Environmental and Resource Economics, 69(4), 811-835.

Roura, R., Steenhuisen, F., & Bastmeijer, K. (2018). The shore is the limit: Marine spatial protection in Antarctica under Annex V of the Environmental Protocol to the Antarctic Treaty. The Polar Journal, 8(2), 289-314. https://doi.org/10.1080/2154896X.2018.1541549

Smulders, S., & Quaas, M. (2018). Brown growth, green growth, and the efficiency of urbanization. Environmental & Resource Economics, 71(2), 529-549. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-017-0172-1

Stoop, J.T.R., Vyrastekova, J., & van Soest, D.P. (2018). Rewards and Cooperation in Social Dilemma Games. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 88(3), 300-310.

Trouwborst, A. (2018). Wolves not welcome? Zoning for large carnivore conservation and management under the Bern Convention and EU Habitats Directive. Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law, 27(3), 306-319. https://doi.org/10.1111/reel.12249

Trouwborst, A., & Janssens, B. (2018). Rhinoceros conservation and international law: The role of wildlife treaties in averting megaherbivore extinction. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy, 21(2-3), 146-189. https://doi.org/10.1080/13880292.2018.1483300

van den Bijgaart, I. M., & Smulders, S. (2018). Does a recession call for less stringent environmental policy? A partial-equilibrium second-best analysis. Environmental & Resource Economics, 70(4), 807-834. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-017-0157-0

van der Meijden, G. C., & Smulders, S. (2018). Technical change during the energy transition. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 22(4), 805-836. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1365100516000419

van der Ploeg, F., & de Zeeuw, A. (2018). Climate tipping and economic growth: Precautionary capital and the price of carbon. Journal of the European Economic Association, 16(5), 1577-1617. https://doi.org/10.1093/jeea/jvx036

Verschuuren, J. (2018), Towards an EU regulatory framework for climate smart agriculture: The example of soil carbon sequestration.  Transnational Environmental Law, 7(2) 301-322.

2017 Publications

Beuselinck, C., Joos, P., Khurana, I. K., & van der Meulen, S. (2017). Which analysts benefited most from mandatory IFRS adoption in Europe? Journal of International Accounting Research, 16(3), 171-190. https://doi.org/10.2308/jiar-51918

Chapron, G., Epstein, Y., Trouwborst, A., & López-Bao, J. V. (2017). Bolster legal boundaries to stay within planetary boundaries. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(3), 0086. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0086

de Zeeuw, A., & He, X. (2017). Managing a renewable resource facing the risk of a regime shift in the ecological system. Resource and Energy Economics, 48, 42-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reseneeco.2017.01.003

de Zeeuw, A., Grass, D., & Xepapadeas, A. (2017). Optimal management of ecosystem services with pollution traps: The lake model revisited. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economics, 4(4), 1121-1154. https://doi.org/10.1086/692090

Di Maria, C., & Smulders, S. (2017). A paler shade of green: Environmental policy under induced technical change. European Economic Review, 99, 151-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2017.01.002

di Maria, C., Smulders, S., & van der Werf, E. H. (2017). Climate policy with tied hands optimal resource taxation under implementation lags. Environmental and Resource Economics, 66(3), 537-551. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-016-0091-6

Dierynck, B., Leroy, H., Savage, G. T., & Choi, E. (2017). The role of individual and collective mindfulness in promoting occupational safety in health care. Medical Care Research and Review, 74(1), 79-96. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077558716629040

Gebreegziabher, Z., van Kooten, G.C., & van Soest, D.P. (2017). Technological Innovation and Dispersion: Environmental Benefits and the Adoption of Improved Biomass Cookstoves in Tigrai, Northern Ethiopia, Energy Economics, 67, 337-345.

Graafland, J. (2017). Religiosity, attitude and the demand for socially responsible products. Journal of Business Ethics, 144(1), 121-138. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-015-2796-9

Graafland, J., & Smid, H. (2017). Reconsidering the relevance of social license pressure and government regulation for environmental performance of European SMEs. Journal of Cleaner Production, 141, 967-977. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.09.171

Liang, H., & Renneboog, L. (2017). Corporate donations and shareholder value. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 33(2), 278-316. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grx024

Liang, H., & Renneboog, L. (2017). On the foundations of corporate social responsibility. The Journal of Finance, 72(2), 853-910. https://doi.org/10.1111/jofi.12487

Linnell, J., Trouwborst, A., & Fleurke, F. (2017). When is it acceptable to kill a strictly protected carnivore: Exploring the legal constraints on wildlife management within Europe's Bern Convention. Nature Conservation, 12(21), 129-157. https://doi.org/10.3897/natureconservation.21.12836

Moreno-Cruz, J. B., & Smulders, S. (2017). Revisiting the economics of climate change: The role of geoengineering. Research in Economics, 71(2), 212-224. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rie.2016.12.001

Parry, I., K. Pittel & Vollebergh, H.R.J. (eds, 2017), Energy Tax and Regulatory Policy in Europe: Reform Priorities, Chicago: Chicago University Press.

Renneboog, L., & Vansteenkiste, C. (2017). Leveraged buyouts: Motives and sources of value. Annals of Corporate Governance, 2(4), 291-389. https://doi.org/10.1561/109.00000017

Trouwborst, A., Blackmore, A., Boitani, L., Bowman, M., Caddell, R., Chapron, G., ... Linnell, J. D. C. (2017). International wildlife law: Understanding and enhancing its role in conservation. BioScience, 67(9), 784-790. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/bix086

Trouwborst, A., Boitani, L., & Linnell, J. D. C. (2017). Interpreting “Favourable Conservation Status” for large carnivores in Europe: How many are needed and how many are wanted. Biodiversity and Conservation, 26(1), 37-61. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1238-z

Trouwborst, A., Fleurke, F., & Linnell, J. D. C. (2017). Norway's wolf policy and the Bern Convention on European wildlife: Avoiding the "manifestly absurd". Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy, 20(2), 155-167. https://doi.org/10.1080/13880292.2017.1346357

van der Meijden, G. C., & Smulders, S. (2017). Carbon lock-in: The role of expectations. International Economic Review, 58(4), 1371-1415. https://doi.org/10.1111/iere.12255

Verschuuren, J. (2017), Stimulating climate smart agriculture within the boundaries of international trade law. Carbon and Climate Law Review, 10(4). 177-186.

Verschuuren, J. (2017). Does environmental law encourage or obstruct eco-innovations: Evidence from case studies in the Netherlands. European Energy and Environmental Law Review, 26(2), 51-59.

Vollaard, B. (2017). Temporal displacement of environmental crime: Evidence from marine oil pollution. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 82, 168-180. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeem.2016.11.001

Vringer, K., van der Heijden, E.m, van Soest, D.P., Vollebergh, H., & Dietz, F. (2017). Sustainable Consumption Dilemmas. Sustainability, 9(6), 942-960.

2016 Publications

Brink, C., Vollebergh, H.R.J. & van der Werf, E. (2016). Carbon Pricing in the EU: Evaluation of Different EU ETS. Energy Policy, 97, 603–617.

de Zeeuw, A., & Li, C-Z. (2016). The economics of tipping points. Environmental and Resource Economics, 65(3), 513-517. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-016-0074-7

Ferrell, A., Liang, H., & Renneboog, L. (2016). Socially responsible firms. Journal of Financial Economics, 122(3), 585-606. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2015.12.003

Galaz, V., de Zeeuw, A., Shiroyama, H., & Tripley, D. (2016). Planetary boundaries: Governing emerging risks and opportunities. Solutions Journal, 7(3), 46-54.

Goh, L., Joos, P. P. M., & Soonawalla, K. (2016). Determinants and valuation implications of imperfect stock option disclosures. Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, 27(1), 26-64. https://doi.org/10.1111/jifm.12032

Graafland, J. (2016). Price competition, short-termism and environmental performance. Journal of Cleaner Production, 116, 125-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.12.045

Graafland, J., & Smid, H. (2016). Environmental impacts of SMEs and the effects of formal management tools: Evidence from EU's largest survey. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 23(5), 297-307. https://doi.org/10.1002/csr.1376

Graafland, J., Hudson, P., & Werner, J. (2016). Does corporate social performance reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the macro level? Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 59(2), 203-221. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2014.1001021

Linnell, J., Huber, D., Trouwborst, A., & Boitani, L. (2016). Border controls: refugee fences fragment wildlife. Nature, 529, 156.

Linnell, J., Trouwborst, A., Boitani, L., Kaczensky, P., Huber, D., Reljic, S., ... Breitenmoser, U. (2016). Border security fencing and wildlife: The end of the transboundary paradigm in Eurasia? PLOS Biology, 14(6). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1002483

Miranda Sarmento, J. J., & Renneboog, L. (2016). Anatomy of public-private partnerships: Creation, financing, and renegotiations. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 9(1), 94-122. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMPB-03-2015-0023

Nyborg, K., Anderies, J. M., Dannenberg, A., Lindahl, T., Schill, C., Schluter, M., ... de Zeeuw, A. (2016). Social norms as solutions. Science, 354(6308), 42-43. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaf8317

Selier, J., Slotow, R., Blackmore, A., & Trouwborst, A. (2016). The legal challenges of transboundary wildlife management at the population level: The case of a trilateral elephant population in Southern Africa. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy, 19(2), 101-135. https://doi.org/10.1080/13880292.2016.1167460

Trouwborst, A., Fleurke, F., & Dubrulle, J. (2016). Border fences and their impacts on large carnivores, large herbivores and biodiversity - an international wildlife law perspective. Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law, 25(3), 291-306. https://doi.org/10.1111/reel.12169

van der Ploeg, F., & de Zeeuw, A. (2016). Non-cooperative and cooperative responses to climate catastrophes in the global economy: A north-south perspective. Environmental and Resource Economics, 65(3), 519-540. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-016-0037-z

van Soest, D.P., J.T.R. Stoop and J. Vyrastekova (2016). “Toward a Delineation of the Circumstances in which Cooperation can be sustained in Environmental and Resource Problems”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 77, 1-13.

Verschuuren, J. (2016). The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Agriculture and Food Security. European Journal of Risk Regulation, 7(1) 54-57.

Zoeteman, B., Mommaas, H., & Dagevos, J. (2016). Are larger cities more sustainable? Lessons from integrated sustainability monitoring in 403 Dutch municipalities. Environmental Development, 17, 57-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2015.08.003

2015 Publications

Borgers, A., Derwall, J., Koedijk, K., & ter Hors, J. (2015) Do social factors influence investment behavior and performance? Evidence from mutual fund holdings. Journal of Banking & Finance, 60, 112-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2015.07.001

de Zeeuw, A. (2015). International environmental agreements. Annual Review of Resource Economics, 7, 151-168. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-resource-100814-124943

Dur, R., & Vollaard, B. A. (2015). The power of a bad example: A field experiment in household garbage disposal. Environment and Behavior, 47(9), 970-1000. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013916514535085

Noussair, C.N. & van Soest, D.P. (2014). Economic Experiments and Environmental Policy. Annual Review of Resource Economics, 6, 319-337.

Noussair, C.N., van Soest, D.P. & Stoop, J.T.R. (2015). Cooperation in a Dynamic Fishing Game: A Framed Field Experiment. American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), 105(5), 408-413.

Noussair, C.N., van Soest, D.P. & Stoop, J.T.R. (2015). Punishment, Reward, and Cooperation in a Framed Field Experiment. Social Choice and Welfare, 45(3), 537-559.

Ochea, M. I., & de Zeeuw, A. (2015). Evolution of reciprocity in asymmetric international environmental negotiations. Environmental and Resource Economics, 62(4), 837-854. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10640-014-9841-5

Renneboog, L. (2015). Investing in Diamonds. Business and Economic Research, 5(1), 166-195. https://doi.org/10.5296/ber.v5i1.7518

Trouwborst, A. (2015). Global large carnivore conservation and international law. Biodiversity and Conservation, 24(7), 1567-1588.

Trouwborst, A., Krofel, M., & Linnell, J. (2015). Legal implications of range expansions in a terrestrial carnivore: The case of the golden jackal (Canis aureus) in Europe. Biodiversity and Conservation, 24(10), 2593.

Verschuuren, J. & Fleurke, F. (2015). Enforcement of the EU ETS in the member states. Environmental Law Network International Review, 2015(1+2), 17-23.

Verschuuren, J., (2015). Hydraulic fracturing and environmental concerns: The role of local government. Journal of Environmental Law, 27(3), 431-457.