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Selected publications

This section includes works published from 2008 onwards. (Please view older publications here).

Published papers

Transdisciplinarity & Philosophy of Science
Environmental Justice
Environmental Law and Intellectual Property Rights for Sustainability
Governance, Public Policy and Politics
Economic options for sustainable development
Knowledge commons
Global crop commons

Ongoing working drafts


Published papers

Transdisciplinarity & Philosophy of Science

Popa, F., Guillermin, M., Dedeurwaerdere, T. 2015. A pragmatist approach to transdisciplinarity in sustainability research: From complex systems theory to reflexive science. Futures 2015 (65):45–56 (Open Access).

Dedeurwaerdere, T. 2014. Sustainability Science for Strong Sustainability. Edward Elgar, 167 p. (open access)

Methodological assumptions in economics: the argument against instrumentalism, COGITO Multidisciplinary Research Journal, vol. 4 no. 1, March 2012, ISSN 2068-6706.

Models of rational decision: formal criteria and norms. COGITO. Multidisciplinary Research Journal, Vol. 2 no. 1, March 2010

Environmental Justice

Coolsaet B (2015) Transformative Participation in Agrobiodiversity Governance: Making the Case for an Environmental Justice Approach. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics (first online), 1-16.

Coolsaet B and Pitseys J (2015) Fair and Equitable Negotiations? African Influence and the International Access and Benefit-Sharing Regime. Global Environmental Politics 15(2), 38-56.

Environmental Law and Intellectual Property Rights for Sustainability

Coolsaet B, Fulya B, Broggiato, A, Pitseys J, and Dedeurwaerdere T, (2015) Implementing the Nagoya Protocol. Comparing Access and Benefit-sharing Regimes in Europe. Brill/Martinus Nijhoff, 2015

Broggiato, Arianna, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Fulya Batur and Brendan Coolsaet (2015) Access and Benefit-sharing & the Nagoya Protocol: The Confluence of Abiding Legal Doctrines. In Coolsaet et al. (eds.) Implementing the Nagoya Protocol. Comparing Access and Benefit-sharing Regimes in Europe. Brill/Martinus Nijhoff, 2015

Pitseys John, Brendan Coolsaet, Fulya Batur, Tom Dedeurwaerdere and Arianna Broggiato (2015) Genetic Resources in a Multi-layered Institutional Cake: The Regulation of Access and Benefit-sharing in Belgium. In Coolsaet et al. (eds.) Implementing the Nagoya Protocol. Comparing Access and Benefit-sharing Regimes in Europe. Brill/Martinus Nijhoff, 2015

Coolsaet, B (2015) Comparing Access and Benefit-sharing in Europe. In Coolsaet et al. (eds.) Implementing the Nagoya Protocol. Comparing Access and Benefit-sharing Regimes in Europe. Brill/Martinus Nijhoff, 2015

Batur, F., Dedeurwaerdere, T. 2014. The use of agrobiodiversity for plant improvement and the intellectual property paradigm: institutional fit and legal tools for mass selection, conventional and molecular plant breeding. Life Sciences, Society & Policy 10:14.doi:10.1186/s40504-014-0014-7.

Coolsaet B, Dedeurwaerdere T, Pitseys J, Fulya B (2013) Study for the implementation in Belgium of the Nagoya Protocol on ABS to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Final Report, Brussels, March 2013 

Broggiato, Arianna, "Exploration and Exploitation of Marine Genetic Resources in Areas beyond national Jurisdiction and Environmental Impact Assessment", European Journal of Risk Regulation 2/2013: pp. 247-251

Lucchi N., Regulation and Control of Communication: The French Online Copyright Infringement Law (HADOPI), Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-07 (2011), pp. 1-29.

Lucchi, N., Il “dibattito” transatlantico sulla tutela delle indicazioni geografiche e delle denominazioni di origine [The transatlantic “debate” on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin] in 86 Rivista di Diritto Agrario 1/2008, pp. 49-76.

Lucchi, N., Proprietà intellettuale e diritto dei contratti nel particolarismo giuridico digitale [Intellectual property and contract law in the legal digital particularism], in Contratto e Impresa/ Europa 1/2008, pp. 258-294.

Governance, Public Policy and Politics

Dedeurwaerdere, T (2015). "Reflexive Governance". In Morin J.-F., Orsini, A. (eds.). Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance. Routledge.

Coolsaet B and Pitseys J (2014) Biodiversité et ressources génétiques: la Belgique et le Protocole de Nagoya. Courrier hebdomadaire du CRISP 2226 (21), 5-32.

Coolsaet B, Dedeurwaerdere T and Pitseys J (2013) The Challenges for Implementing the Nagoya Protocol in a Multi-Level Governance Context: Lessons from the Belgian Case. Resources 2(4)/2013, 555-580.

Brousseau, E., T. Dedeurwaerdere, and B. Siebenhüner (ed.) 2012. Reflexive Governance for Global Public Goods, Cambridge (MA): MIT Press.

Dedeurwaerdere, T. 2012. Democratic governance and reflexive modernization of the internet, in Brousseau, E., Marzouki, M. and Meadel, C. (ed.) Governance, Regulations and Powers on the Internet, Cambridge University Press.

Brousseau, E., T. Dedeurwaerdere, P.-A. Jouvet, and M. Willinger, ed. 2012. Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms. Oxford: Oxford University Press (flyer).

Dedeurwaerdere, T., 2011. Microbial Commons: Overview of the Governance Considerations - A Framework for Discussion, in Designing the Microbial Research Commons: Proceedings of an International Workshop, ed. by Paul Uhlir, National Research Council of the National Academies, Washington D.C.: The National Academies Press, pp. 169-176.

Coolsaet B., 2011. Vers un partage équitable des avantages de la richesse génétique mondiale ? Pouvoir et influence des pays les moins avancés dans les négociations du Protocole de Nagoya. Dynamiques Internationales, WP#4, Décembre 2011.

Economic options for sustainable development

Dedeurwaerdere, T., Melindi-Ghidi, P. and Broggiato, A. 2015. "Global scientific research commons under the Nagoya Protocol: Towards a collaborative economy model for the sharing of basic research assets". Environmental Science & Policy, 55 (2016): 1–10. (Open Access)

Dedeurwaerdere, T., Polard, A., Melindi-Ghidi, P. 2015. "The role of network bridging organisations in compensation payments for agri-environmental services under the EU Common Agricultural Policy". Ecological Economics, 119: 24–38. (Open Access)

Dedeurwaerdere, T; Ding, H.; Broggiato, A. and Popa, F. (2012) Non-market motivations in biodiversity economics and governance. Guest article for BIOECON newsletter (Autumn 2012, no. 7). Fulltext available here.

Onofri, L. and H. Ding (2012) “An Economic Model for Bioprospecting Contracts”, International Journal of Ecological  Economics & Statistics: Vol. 26 Issue 3 (In progress)

Ding, H. (2012) Reveal the True Cost of Global Warming to Nature and Human Society: An Economic Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity, Forest Ecosystems and Human Wellbeing
in Europe, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3659175787

Ding H.* and P. A.L.D. Nunes (2012) Modeling the links between biodiversity, ecosystem services and human wellbeing in the context of climate change: results from an econometric analysis on the European forest ecosystems, BC3 WORKING PAPER SERIES No.2012-12, Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), Spain

Ding H.*, Markandya A. and P. A.L.D. Nunes (2012) The economic impacts of biodiversity policy for improving the climate regulating services provided by EU Natura 2000 habitats, BC3 WORKING PAPER SERIES No.2012-13, Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), Spain

Knowledge commons

von Kries, C., Broggiato, A., Dedeurwaerdere, T., and Winter, G. 2015. "Micro B3 model agreement on access to marine microorganisms and benefit-sharing. Text and commentary". In Chege Kamau, E., Stoll, P.-T., and Winter, G.(eds.) Research and Development on Genetic Resources. Public Domain Approaches in Implementing the Nagoya Protocol. Routledge.

Reichman J., Dedeurwaerdere T. and Uhlir P., 2015. Global Intellectual Property Strategies for the Microbial Research Commons. Cambridge University Press, Accepted for publication.

T. Dedeurwaerdere, F. Batur, A. Broggiato, S. Louafi, E. Welch (2012) Governing Global Scientific Research commons under the Nagoya Protocol, in E. Morgera, M. Buck and E. Tsioumani (eds.), The Nagoya Protocol in Perspective: Implications for International Law and Implementation Challenges (Brill/Martinus Nijhoff).

T. Dedeurwaerdere, A. Broggiato, D. Manou “Global scientific research commons under the Nagoya protocol. Governing pools of microbial genetic resources”, in E. Kamau and G. Winter (eds.), Common Pools of Genetic Resources: Equity and Innovation in International Biodiversity Law (Earthscan-Routledge, forthcoming 2012). Available at SSRN.

Brousseau, E., Dedeurwaerdere, T. and Siebenhüner, B. (forthcoming)." Knowledge Matters: Institutional Frameworks to Govern the Provision of Global Public Goods. "In Brousseau, E., T. Dedeurwaerdere, and B. Siebenhüner, ed. Reflexive Governance and Global Public Goods, Cambridge (MA): MIT Press (accepted for publication).

Global Crop Commons

Dedeurwaerdere, T., 2012. Design principles of successful genetic resource commons for food and agriculture. International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics, 2012, Volume: 26, Issue Number: 3, pp. 16-30.

Christine Frison, Francisco López and José T. Esquinas-Alcázar (2011) "General Conclusions: Summary of Stakeholders’ Views and Suggestions to Cope with the Challenges in the Implementation of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture ", in Christine Frison, Francisco López and José T. Esquinas-Alcázar (eds.) ‘Plant genetic resources and food security.  Stakeholder perspectives on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture’ in Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity, London: Earthscan (July 2011).

José T. Esquinas-Alcázar, Christine Frison, and Francisco López (2011) "Introduction: A Treaty to Fight Hunger: Past Negotiations, Present Situation, and Future Challenges", in Christine Frison, Francisco López and José T. Esquinas-Alcázar (eds.) ‘Plant genetic resources and food security.  Stakeholder perspectives on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture’ in Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity, London: Earthscan (July 2011).

Christine Frison, Tom Dedeurwaerdere and Michael Halewood “Intellectual Property and Facilitated Access to Genetic Resources under the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture” European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR) vol. 32 (2010), pp. 1-8.

Ongoing working drafts

Guillermin, Mathieu and Dedeurwaerdere, Tom, Epistemic Values, Bell's Inequalities and Realism: The Case of Contemporary Approaches to Quantum Mechanics (June 24, 2013). Available at SSRN:
http://ssrn.com/abstract=2284104.

Guillermin, Mathieu, Popa, Florin and Dedeurwaerdere, Tom, Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries: The Role of Incommensurability (June 24, 2013).
Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2284093.

Popa F, Guillermin M, Dedeurwaerdere T (2013) Methodological Pluralism in Sustainability Research: A Critical-Reflexive Approach (With M. Guillermin and T. Dedeurwaerdere). Working paper. SSRN link: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2175085.