Peer reviewed journal articles

Heilmayr, Robert; Echeverría, Cristian; Fuentes, Rodrigo; and Lambin, Eric F. 2016. “A Plantation-Dominated Forest Transition in Chile.” Applied Geography 75 (October): 71–82. 2016.

Le Polain de Waroux, Yann; Garrett, Rachael D.; Heilmayr, Robert; Lambin, Eric F. “Land-use policies and corporate investments in agriculture in the Gran Chaco and Chiquitano,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016.

Heilmayr, Robert; Lambin, Eric F. “Impacts of non-state, market-driven governance on Chilean forests,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113 (11): 2910-15. 2016.

Heilmayr, Robert. “Conservation through Intensification? The Effects of Plantations on Natural Forests.” Ecological Economics 105: 204–10. 2014.

Heilmayr, Robert; Bradbury, James. “Effective, efficient or equitable: using allowance allocations to mitigate emissions leakage.” Climate Policy 11 (4): 1113-1130. 2011.

Working papers

Lambin, Eric F.*, Gibbs, Holly K.*; Heilmayr, Robert*; Carlson, Kimberly M.; Fleck, Leonardo; Garrett, Rachael D.; le Polain de Waroux, Yann; McDermott, Constance; McLaughlin, David; Newton, Peter; Nolte, Christoph; Streck, Charlotte; Thorlakson, Tannis; Walker, Nathalie F. “The Road to Zero Deforestation Supply Chains.” In review at Nature Climate Change.

Carlson, Kim*; Heilmayr, Robert*; Noojipady, Praveen; Gibbs, Holly; Boucher, Doug; Burns, David; Walker, Nathalie. “Impact of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Certification on Forest Cover Loss in Indonesia.” In review at Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Heilmayr, Robert; Echeverría, Cristian; Lambin, Eric F. “Bio-perversity in Chile: afforestation subsidies cause biodiversity losses.”

Haya, Barbara, Aaron L. Strong, Danny Cullenward, Emily Grubert, Robert Heilmayr, Deborah Sivas, Michael Wara. “California’s second-generation carbon offset program: managing uncertainty in emissions reductions.”


Houser, Trevor; Bradley, Rob; Childs, Britt; Werksman, Jake; Heilmayr, Robert. Leveling the Carbon Playing Field: International Competition and U.S. Climate Policy Design, Peterson Institute for International Economics and World Resources Institute, 2008.

Other peer reviewed publications

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, “Changes in Impacts of Climate Extremes: Human Systems and Ecosystems” in Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation, 2012.

Seligsohn, Deborah; Heilmayr, Robert; Tan, Xiaomei; Weischer, Lutz. “China, the United States, and the Climate Change Challenge.” World Resources Institute, 2009.

Grubb, Michael; Brewer, Thomas; Sato, Misato; Heilmayr, Robert; Fazekas, Dora. “Climate Policy and Industrial Competitiveness: Ten Insights from Europe on the EU Emissions Trading System.” German Marshall Fund, 2009.

Larsen, John; Heilmayr, Robert. “Emissions Reductions under the American Clean Energy and Security Act.” World Resources Institute, 2009.

Houser, Trevor; Mohan, Shashank; Heilmayr, Robert. “A Green Global Recovery? Assessing U.S. Economic Stimulus and Prospects for International Coordination.” Peterson Institute for International Economics and World Resources Institute, 2009.

Larsen, John; Heilmayr, Robert. “A Comparison of Legislative Climate Change Targets in the 110th Congress.” World Resources Institute, 2008.

Mace, MJ et al. “Analysis of the legal and organisational issues arising in linking the EU Emissions Trading Scheme to other existing and emerging emissions trading schemes.” FIELD, IIEE and WRI, 2008.