How Voluntary and Mandatory Due Diligence Requirements Affect Corporate Compliance : Insights from Motivational Crowding Theory

European Society of International Law (ESIL) Papers, 2021



Sustainability Labels in the Shadow of the Law

Springer, Studies in European Economic Law and Regulation, 2022

Journal contributions

Strengthening Environmental Decision-Making through Legislation: Insights from Cognitive Science and Behavioural Economics 

Transnational Environmental Law, (12)2023-2, pp. 295-317

How Insights on Bounded Rationality Could Inform the International Law of Environmental Assessments

German Law Journal, (23)2022-3, pp. 395-412

Bias in International Law

German Law Journal, 2022. With Veronika Fikfak & Daniel Peat


Behavioural Compliance Theory

Journal of International Dispute Settlement, 2022. With Daniel Peat & Veronika Fikfak

Introduction to the Symposium on Limitations of the Behavioral Turn in International Law

American Journal of International Law Unbound, (115)2021

Fighting Climate Change Together? Opportunities and Potential Hurdles for an EU-US Transatlantic Trade Agenda

Weekend edition EU Law Live, Special Issue on Transatlantic Trade, 2021-52

Kwantificering van de voor- en nadelen van duurzaamheidsafspraken onder Artikel 6(3) Mededingingswet 

Markt & Mededinging, 2020-4 

Quantifying Benefits of Sustainability Agreements under Article 101 TFEU

World Competition Law and Economic Review, (43)2020-2 

Trusting the People and the System. The Interrelation Between Interpersonal and Institutional Trust in Collective Action for Agri-Environmental Management

Sustainability (11)2019-24. With Jasper R. de Vries, Raoul Beunen, Rianne Kat, Peter H. Feindt

Green Pictograms on EU Foods. A Legal Study informed by Behavioural Science

Journal of European Consumer and Market Law (7)2018-3. With Arnout RH Fischer

Disciplining private standards under the SPS and TBT Agreement. A plea for market-state procedural guidelines

Journal of World Trade (52)2018-3

Legal Limits on Food Labelling Law: Comparative Analysis of the EU and the USA

European Business Law Review (27)2016-3

In between two societal actors. The responsibilities of sovereign wealth funds towards human rights  and climate change

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, (12)2016-1

Incorporating the OECD Guidelines in International Investment Agreements: Turning a Soft Law Obligation into Hard Law?

Legal Issues of Economic Integration (40)2013-1

Sovereign wealth funds and socially responsible investment: do’s and don’ts

European Company Law (9)2012-2

Book chapters

Wouters and others (Case  C-309/99)

in: The Oxford Encyclopedia of EU Law, Oxford University Press 2023 (Sacha Garben & Lawrence Gormley (eds.))

Regulatory structure of standards underlying sustainability labels. Laying the foundations for effective intervention strategies to increase consumer confidence in sustainability labels

in: Regulating Food Safety Law in the EU – A Management and Economics Perspective, New York et al, Springer 2017 (Harry Bremmers and Kai Purnhagen (eds.))

Blog posts

How behavioural law can promote sustainable development – An overview of the potential and challenges

Völkerrechtsblog, 14 May 2020


Book review

Regulating Transnational Sustainability Regimes, by Enrico Partiti. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022) 

Common Market Law Review (60)2023-4, pp. 1182-1184


Sustainability Standard-Setting in the Shadow of the Law

Wageningen PhD Thesis 2018

Through the Wine Gate “First Steps towards Human Rights Awareness in EU Food (Labelling) Law

European Food and Feed Law 2013-1. With Bernd van der Meulen

Take a closer look. Current practices of Dutch business on human rights

VBDO report, June 2012. With Carla Neefs, Liesbeth Unger and Saskia Verbunt