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A political economy of the European Union's timber regulation: Which member states would, should or could support and implement EU rules on the import of illegal wood?

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© 2018 Elsevier B.V. In 2010 the EU Timber Regulation was passed into law supported by a large majority of EU member states. The stated purpose of the Regulation was to prohibit the placement of illegally produced timber within EU markets and thereby promote more sustainable management of the world's forests. Drawing on sixty interviews and written records from nine member states across the EU, we identify variables to explain differences in the levels of political support, and formal and pra...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.forpol.2017.12.015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Forest Policy and Economics Journal website
Volume:
90
Pages:
180-190
Publication date:
2018-01-17
Acceptance date:
2017-12-29
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ISSN:
1389-9341
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pubs:822323
URN:
uri:e0120dac-e957-4359-9e2b-09516e12f32c
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uuid:e0120dac-e957-4359-9e2b-09516e12f32c
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pubs:822323

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