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Benjamin Cashore

Li Ka Shing Professor in Public Management at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
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Benjamin Cashore is Li Ka Shing Professor in Public Management, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. His specializations include global environmental governance; comparative public policy analysis and management; private governance/corporate social responsibility; climate/forests/land use
Cashore’s major research interests include transnational business regulation; non-state market driven (NSMD) global governance, corporate social responsibility, the emergence of domestic and international regulatory policies; and the role of firms, non-state actors, and civil society in shaping these trends.

His ongoing research efforts are focused on understanding how the interaction of multiple levels of governance, public and private, might evolve, in the global era, to produce durable global environmental governance and sustainability solutions. He pursues this approach through thematic efforts: policy change and policy learning; intervening to address ‘super wicked’ problems; and the influence of globalization and internationalization on domestic policy processes. His substantive research interests include climate policy, land use change, and sustainable forest management/deforestation challenges.