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Title: Associate Professor of Strategic Management and Public Policy
Department: Strategic Management and Public Policy
Address: Funger Hall, Suite 608
Phone: (202) 994-0163
Personal Web Site: http://home.gwu.edu/~jrivera/
Degrees: Ph.D., Duke University
Area of Expertise: Business and public policy; corporate environmental management, environmental policy.
Rivera, J. (2010). Business and public policy: Responses to environmental & social protection processes. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
- Outstanding Book Award, Academy of Management's Organizations and the Natural Environment Division, 2011
- Paperback Edition, published in the summer 2012
deLeon, P., and Rivera, J. (Eds.) (2009). Voluntary Environmental Programs: A Policy Perspective. Maryland: Lexington Books for the Policy Studies Organization.
Rivera, J., and Oh, C. (Forthcoming). Environmental regulations and MNC foreign market entry.
Policy Studies Journal. Accepted in August 2012.
Shah, K., and Rivera, J. (Forthcoming). Industry associations and corporate environmentalism in
emerging economies: Evidence from the oil, gas, and chemical sectors of Trinidad and Tobago.
Policy Sciences. Accepted in August 2012.
Blackman, A., and Rivera, J. (2011). Producer-Level Benefits of Sustainability Certification.Conservation Biology, Vol. 25(6):1176-85.
Tashman, P., and Rivera, J. (2010). Are Members of Business for Social Responsibility More Responsible? Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 38(3): 487-514.
Oetzel, J., Westermann-Behaylo, M., Koerber, C., Fort, T, & Rivera, J. (2010). Peace through commerce: Sketching the Terrain. Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 89 (supplement 4): 351-373.
Husted, B., Allen, D. and Rivera, J. (2010). Governance choice for strategic corporate social responsibility: Evidence from Central America. Business and Society, 49: 201-215.
Rivera, J., Oetzel, J., de Leon, P., and Starik, M. (2009). Business Responses to Environmental and Social Protection Policies: Towards a Framework for Analysis. Policy Sciences, 42:3-32.
Rivera, J. and deLeon, P. (2008). Voluntary Environmental Programs: Are carrots without sticks enough? Policy Studies Journal: Vol. 36(1): 61-63.
Cambridge University Press, Organizations and Natural Environment Book Series, Co-Editor -one of two- (2012-)
Associate Editor of Policy Sciences, member of the editorial board of the Policy Studies Journal.
Current Research: Jorge E. Rivera’s research focuses on the relationship between business and the natural environment. Currently, he is beginning to study the drivers of environmental technology innovation. His research also examines how businesses respond to environmental policies and programs in the US and developing countries. In the pass, his work evaluated how participation in environmental certification initiatives is associated with business competitiveness and environmental performance.
GW Policy Research Scholar 2012-13
GW School of Business's Dean Research Scholar, 2008-2010