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Frenk, Julio and Suerie Moon. 2013. Governance challenges in global health. New England Journal of Medicine 368:936-942.

Garrett, Rachael D., Ximena Rueda, and Eric F Lambin. 2013. Globalization's unexpected impact on soybean production in South America: Linkages between preferences for non-genetically modified crops, eco-certifications, and land use. Environmental Research Letters 8(4):1-11, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044055.

Matus, Kira J., , William C Clark, Paul T Anastas, Julie B Zimmerman. 2012. Barriers to the implementation of green chemistry in the United States. Environmental Science and Technology, 46(20):10892-9. DOI:10.1021/es3021777

National Research Council, Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability. 2009. Enhancing the Effectiveness of Sustainability Partnerships: Summary of a Workshop. Summary of a workshop held 18-19 June 2008. D. Vollmer, ed. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

Matus, Kira J., Paul T. Anastas, William C. Clark, and Kai Itameri-Kinter. 2007. Overcoming the Challenges to the Implementation of Green Chemistry. CID Working Paper No. 155. Center for International Development, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

Murthy, Sharmila, Laura Pereira, Alicia Harley, Daniel Shemie, Eunjee Lee, Patricia Guardabassi, Chao Zhang, and Scott Moore. 2013. The Role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Helping Decision-Makers Meet Food, Energy and Water (FEW) Needs. Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2013-02, November. Sustainability Science Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Murthy, Sharmila L., Françoise Bichai, Sharon Davis, Mark Williams, Arani Kajenthira, and Daniele Lantagne. 2013. Water Sector Discussion Paper: Background Paper for the Project on Innovation and Access to Technologies for Sustainable Development. Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2013-01, September. Sustainability Science Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Other publications

Andonova, Liliana B. 2014. Boomerangs to partnerships? Explaining State participation in transnational partnerships for sustainability, Comparative Political Studies 47:481.

Garb, Yaakov and Lonia Friedlander. 2014. From transfer to translation: Using systemic understandings of technology to understand drip irrigation uptakeAgricultural Systems 238(2014): 13-24, DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2014.04.003.

Juma, Calestous. 2011. Science meets farming in Africa. Science 334(6061): 1323.

Latawiec, A.E., B. B. N. Strassburg, J. F. Valentim, F. Ramos and H. N. Alves-Pinto. 2014. Intensiļ¬cation of cattle ranching production systems: Socioeconomic and environmental synergies and risks in Brazil. Animal 8(8):1255–1263, doi:10.1017/S1751731114001566.

Matus, Kira. 2009. Green Chemistry: A Study of Innovation for Sustainable Development. PhD Dissertation, Public Policy Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Abstract.

Matus, Kira. 2009. Standardization, certification and labeling: Lessons from theory and practice. CID Graduate Student and Research Fellow Working Paper No. 37, Center for International Development, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

Murthy, Sharmila. 2014. In India, dying to go: Why access to toilets is a women's rights issue. Cognoscenti. June 25.

Strassburg, Bernardo B.N., Agnieszka E. Latawiec, Luis G. Barioni, Carlos A. Nobre, Vanderley P. da Silva, Judson F. Valentim, Murilo Vianna, Eduardo D. Assad. 2014. When enough should be enough: Improving the use of current agricultural lands could meet production demands and spare natural habitats in Brazil, Global Environmental Change. 28(Sept):84-97.