Frontiers in sustainable consumption research

Lucia A. Reisch, Maurie J. Cohen, John B. Thøgersen, Arnold Tukker

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While the field of sustainable consumption research is relatively young, it has already attracted scholars from all corners of the social sciences. The time has come to identify a new research agenda as trends in sustainable consumption research seem to suggest the dawning of a new phase. Not only does research need to be guided, but sustainable consumption policymaking, too, involving best practices around the application of standard and more innovative instruments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-240
Number of pages7
JournalGAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)


  • Global supply chains
  • Policies for sustainable consumption
  • Research questions
  • Sustainable consumption
  • Sustainable macroeconomics


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