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Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Aligning economic sanctions

As part of the Atlantic Council’s “Economic Sanctions Initiative,” the issue brief examines the challenges to aligning economic sanctions, with a focus on the economic sanctions on Russia in response to the annexation of Crimea. The author also explains why achieving well-aligned economic sanctions should be an important foreign policy objective: Well-aligned sanctions are more […]

Issue Brief by John Forrer

Economic Sanctions

Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Economic Sanctions: Sharpening a vital foreign policy tool

Despite the popularity of economic sanctions as a foreign policy tool, their ability to deliver sustained impacts on target countries is often called into question. In “Economic Sanctions–A Vital Foreign Policy Tool,” author John Forrer, associate research professor of strategic management and public policy at the School of Business at George Washington University, explains the […]

Issue Brief by John Forrer

Economic Sanctions

John J. Forrer is director of the Institute for Corporate Responsibility (ICR), as well as research professor at the School of Business and Associate Faculty at the School of Public Policy and Public Administration at George Washington University. He manages the activities of ICR and currently leads projects on corporate governance; conflict-free chocolate; the better world learning community; re-imagining sustainable supply chain governance; and sugar, obesity, and corporate responsibility.

Forrer has written extensively on multisector collaborations for governance—public-private partnerships, governance networks, and global governance enterprises—and the role business plays in making such collaborations effective. He has two books which were published 2016: The Role of Business in Responsibility to Protect (Cambridge University Press) and Global Governance Enterprises (Tailor & Francis). His most recent journal articles include: “Business and Peace in the Buffer Condition” (2015), Academy Management Perspectives Vol. 29 no. 4 438-450; and “The PACO Index,” (2016) with Timothy Fort, Business Horizons (Forthcoming).