George Perkins Marsh Institute

Working Papers Series

The George Perkins Marsh Institute (GPMI) Working Paper Series was initiated in 2009 to disseminate preliminary results and findings of ongoing Institute research. The content of included manuscripts is the sole responsibility of authors; represented views and findings do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Institute or Clark University. Unless otherwise noted, copyright to posted working papers is retained by their respective authors. Readers may download and make verbatim copies of these documents for non-commercial purposes by any means. We welcome feedback from readers and encourage you to convey comments directly to the authors.

Working Paper Guidelines

Suggested citation format: Jiusto, S. and S. McCauley. 2009. Theorizing a Sustainability Transition in the U.S. Electrical Power System. George Perkins Marsh Institute Working Paper No. 2009-01. Worcester, MA: Clark University. Retrieved [date] from Working Papers.

2012

2012-25: Understanding Diffusion of Corporate Sustainability Standards through Sub-Supplier Management in the Food Supply Chain [pdf]
by Jörg H. Grimm, University of St. Gallen; Joerg S. Hofstetter, University of St. Gallen; and Joseph Sarkis, Clark University
December 2012

2012-24: HERO Object-based Lawn Mapping Exploration of Suburbia: Rationale, Methods and Results for the NSF Plum Island Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research Site [pdf]
by Colin Polsky, Robert Gilmore Pontius, Jr., Nicholas M. Giner, Albert Decatur, Daniel Miller Runfola, and Rahul Rakshit, Clark University
December 2012

2012-23: Sustainability Consulting Projects and High Impact Educational Learning [pdf]
by Will O'Brien and Joseph Sarkis, Clark University
May 2012

2011

2011-22: A Comparison of Landsat ETM+ and High-Resolution Aerial Orthophotos to Map Urban/Suburban Forest Cover in Massachusetts, USA [pdf]
by Nicholas M. Giner and John Rogan, Clark University
October 2011

2011-21: Size, Intensity, and Stationarity of Land Changes by Interval, Category, and Transition [pdf]
by Safaa Z. Aldwaik and Robert Gilmore Pontius Jr., Clark University.
In Review, Landscape and Urban Planning
September 2011

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2011-20: Comments on the Uncertainty and Variability Modeling Done for the FDA Fish Mercury Net Benefits Analysis [pdf]
by Dale Hattis, Clark University
September 2011

2011-19: Quantitative Restrictions and Residential Water Demand: A Spatial Analysis of Neighborhood Effects [pdf]
by Mahesh Ramachandran and Robert J. Johnston, Clark University
May 2011

2011-18: Transaction Cost Economics and the Resource Based View's Influences on Supplier Environmental Collaboration [pdf]
by Elena Revilla, Instituto de Empresa; James Cordeiro, SUNY at Brockport; and Joseph Sarkis, Clark University
April 2011

2011-17: Intermediate Effect Biomarkers--Alternatives to Direct Concentration-Response Data for Regulatory Benefits Analyses [pdf]
by Dale Hattis, Clark University
January 2011

2011-16: Fostering Employee Proenvironmental Behavior: The Impact of Leadership and Motivation [pdf]
by Laura M. Graves and Joseph Sarkis, Clark University
January 2011

2010

2010-15: A Grey-DEMATEL Methodology for Green Supplier Development Program Evaluation [pdf]
by Xiaoyong Fu1, Dalian University of Technology Dalian; Qinghua Zhu, Dalian University of Technology Dalian; and Joseph Sarkis, Clark University
October 2010

2010-14: Biostatistical Methods and Models Approaches: Development of Molecular Pathology Hypotheses for Chronic Disease Processes Important to Public Health [pdf]
by Dale Hattis, Clark University
October 2010

2010-13: Evaluating Possibilities for Benefit Transfer with Heterogeneous Resources and Research Methods: Bayesian and Classical Meta-Analysis of International Coral Reef Values [pdf]
by Luz Londono-Diaz, Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras, INVEMAR and Robert J. Johnston, Clark University
September 2010

2010-12: Indices of Biotic Integrity in Stated Preference Valuation of Aquatic Ecosystem Services [pdf]
by Robert J. Johnston, Clark University; Kathleen Segerson, University of Connecticut; Eric T. Schultz, University of Connecticut; Elena Y. Besedin, Abt Associates; and Mahesh Ramachandran, Clark University
September 2010
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2010-11: An Organizational Theoretic Review of Green Supply Chain Management Literature [pdf]
by Joseph Sarkis, Clark University; Qinghua Zhu, Dalian University of Technology Dalian; Kee-hung Lai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
August 2010

2010-10: Managing Urban Transitions: Visioning and Stakeholder Collaboration. [pdf]
A case study in transforming residential housing in Worcester, MA
by Philip J Vergragt and Halina Szejnwald Brown, Clark University
March 2010

2009


2009-09: Initial Forest Regeneration Following Compounded Disturbances in Western Colorado [pdf]
by Dominik Kulakowski, Clark University; Thomas T. Veblen, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and Daniel Jarvis, Clark University
December 2009


2009-08: A Sustainability Decision Model for the Built Environment [pdf]
by Joseph Sarkis, Clark University; Laura Meade, Texas Christian University; and Adrien Presley, Truman State University
October 2009


2009-07: A Boundaries and Flows Perspective of Green Supply Chain Management [pdf]
by Joseph Sarkis, Clark University
October 2009


2009-06: Improving the Ecological Validity of Non-Market Valuation: Development and Application of Bioindicator-Based Stated Preference Valuation for Aquatic Restoration [pdf]
by Robert J. Johnston, Clark University; Eric T. Schultz, University of Connecticut; Kathleen Segerson, University of Connecticut; and Elena Y. Besedin, Abt Associates
July 2009


2009-05: Supplier Selection and Sustainability: A Grey Rough Set Evaluation [pdf]
by Chunguang Bai, Dalian University of Technology and Joseph Sarkis, Clark University
June 2009


2009-04: Learning from University-Community Partnerships (Past and Present) for Sustainable Development [pdf]
by Jennie C. Stephens, Clark University; Maria Eugenia Hernandez, National University of Tucumán, Argentina; and Mary-Ellen Boyle, Clark University
May 2009


2009-03: Drilling for Low-Carbon Energy Solutions: An Assessment of Two Alternatives [pdf]
by Scott Jiusto, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Jennie C. Stephens, Clark University; Evan Boyd, Clark University; and Stephen McCauley, Clark University
May 2009


2009-02: Sustainable Benchmarking of Food Supply Chains [pdf]
by Natalia Yakovieva, ESRC Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society; Joseph Sarkis, Clark University and Thomas W. Sloan, University of Massachusetts Lowell
April 2009


2009-01: Theorizing a Sustainability Transition in the U.S. Electrical Power System
by Scott Jiusto, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Stephen McCauley, Clark University
April 2009
Note: This working paper has been removed at the request of the authors. The open-access published version of the document is available at MDPI.