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Lachapelle, Erick, Robert MacNeil and Matthew Paterson. In Press. “The Political Economy of Decarbonisation: From Green Energy Race to Green Global Division of Labour” New Political Economy DOI: 10.1080/13563467.2017.1240669

Montpetit, Éric et Erick Lachapelle. 2016. “Information, Values and Expert Decision-Making: The Case of Soil Decontamination” Policy Sciences 49(2): 155-171. DOI : 10.1007/s11077-015-9255-x

Mildenberger, Matto, Peter Howe, Erick Lachapelle, Leah Stokes, Jennifer Marlon and Timothy Gravelle. 2016. “The Distribution of Climate Change Public Opinion in Canada” PLoS ONE 11 (8): 1-14.

Houle, David, Erick Lachapelle and Mark Purdon. 2015. “The Comparative Politics of Sub-Federal Cap-and-Trade: Implementing the Western Climate Initiative.”  Global Environmental Politics 15(3): 49-73.  DOI:10.1162/GLEP_a_00311

Montpetit, Éric and Erick Lachapelle. 2015. “Can policy actors learn from academic scientists?” Environmental Politics DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2015.1027058

Gravelle, Timothy B. and Erick Lachapelle. 2015. “Politics, Proximity and the Pipeline: Mapping Public Attitudes Toward Keystone XL” Energy Policy 83: 99-108. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2015.04.004

Lachapelle, Erick, Eric Montpetit and Jean-Philippe Gauvin. 2014. “Public perceptions of expert credibility on policy issues: The role of expert framing and political worldviews” Policy Studies Journal 42(4): 674-697. DOI: 10.1111/psj.12073

Lachapelle, Erick and Matthew Paterson. 2013. “Drivers of national climate policy.” Climate Policy 13 (5): 547-71. DOI 10.1080/14693062.2013.811333

Lachapelle, Erick, Christopher P. Borick and Barry Rabe. 2012. “Public Attitudes toward Climate Science and Climate Policy in Federal Systems: Canada and the United States Compared.” Review of Policy Research 29 (3): 334-57. DOI 10.1111/j.1541-1338.2012.00563.x

Lachapelle, Erick. 2005. “Morality, Ethics and Globalization: Lessons from Kant, Hegel, Rawls and Habermas”, Perspectives on Global Development and Technology 4 (3&4): 603-644.

Clarkson Stephen and Erick Lachapelle. 2005. “Jean Chrétien’s Legacy in Managing Canadian-American Relations”, Canadian Foreign Policy 12 (2): 65-82.

Clarkson Stephen and Erick Lachapelle. 2004. “Jean Chrétien’s Continental Legacy: from Commitment to Confusion”Review of Constitutional Studies 9 (1&2): 93-113.


Montpetit, Éric, Erick Lachapelle et Alexandre Harvey. (Forthcoming). “Advocacy Coalitions, the Media and the Politics of Hydraulic Fracturing in the Canadian Provinces of British Columbia and Quebec” in Christopher M. Weible, Karin Ingold, Manuel Fischer and Tanya Heikkila (eds.) Comparing Coalition Politics : Policy Debates on Hydraulic Fracturing in North America and Western Europe, Palgrave.

Morin Chassé, Alexandre and Erick Lachapelle. 2015. “Experimental Research” chapter 11 in Keith Archer and Loleen Berdhal (eds.) Explorations: Conducting Empirical Research in Canadian Political Science 3rd Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Houle, David, Erick Lachapelle and Barry G. Rabe. 2014. “Climate Compared: Sub-federal Dominance on a Global Issue” in Luc Turgeon, Martin Papillon, Jennifer Wallner et Steve White (dir). Comparing Canada : Methods and Perspectives on Canadian Politics. Vancouver : UBC Press (pp. 222-246).

Lachapelle, Erick and Éric Montpetit. 2013. “Gaz de Schiste :Lorsqu’une valeur politique alimente la crainte des risques” pp. 380-386 in L’État du Québec 2013-2014. Montréal: Boréalet Institut du Nouveau Monde.

Lachapelle, Erick. 2012. “Carbon Tax” in S. George Philander (ed.) SAGE Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change 2nd Edition, Thousand Oaks: Sage (pp. 209 – 211).

Purdon, Mark and Erick Lachapelle. 2012. “Additionality” in S. George Philander (ed.) SAGE Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change 2nd Edition, Thousand Oaks: Sage (pp. 9 – 12).

Lachapelle, Erick. 2007. “Morality, Ethics and Globalization: Lessons from Kant, Hegel, Rawls and Habermas” in Richard B. Day and Joseph Masciulli (eds.) Globalization and Political Ethics.Leiden/Boston: Brill.

Clarkson Stephen and Erick Lachapelle. 2006. “A Passive Internationalist: Jean Chrétien and Canadian Foreign Policy” in Lois Harder et Steve Patten (eds.) The Chrétien Legacy: Politics and Public Policy in Canada. Montréal-Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Policy papers

Lachapelle, Erick et Éric Montpetit. 2015. Putting Phytoremediation into ActionThe Scientist 29(8), (pp. 18-19).

Lachapelle, Erick, Richard Nadeau, Simon Guertin-Armstrong, Louis Beaumier et Miguel Anjos. 2015. Feeling the Heat? The Paradox of Public Opinion and Climate Change Policy in Canada: Toward a New Research Agenda. Rapport préparé pour l’Institut Trottier sur l’énergie. Octobre 2015.

Lachapelle, Erick, Shannon Dinan, Christopher Borick, Barry Rabe and Sarah Mills. 2015. “Mind the Gap: Climate Change Opinions in Canada and the United States” Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Martin-Morin, Marjolaine, Erick Lachapelle, Pierre Martin, Christopher Borick et Barry Rabe. 2015. “L’opinion publique canadienne sur les changements climatiques et les politiques de contrôle des emissions de gaz à effet de serre” Notes & Analyses, Chaire d’études politiques et économiques américaines, CERIUM, Numéro 30, avril 2015 (pp. 1-13).

Lachapelle, Erick and Éric Montpetit. 2014. “Public Opinion on Hydraulic Fracturing in the Province of Quebec: A Comparison with Michigan and Pennsylvania.” Issues in Energy and Environmental Policy. Number 17, October 2014 (pp. 1-21).

Lachapelle, Erick, Christopher Borick and Barry G. Rabe. 2014. “Public Opinion on Climate Change and Support for various Policy Instruments in Canada and the US.” Issues in Energy and Environmental Policy 11: 1-21.

Purdon, Mark, David Houle and Erick Lachapelle. 2014. “The Political Economy of California and Quebec’s Cap-and-Trade Systems” Ottawa: Sustainable Prosperity.

Lachapelle, Erick, Christopher Borick and Barry Rabe. 2014. “Key findings report for the Canada-US Comparative Climate Opinion Survey” Ottawa: Canada 2020.

Montpetit, Éric and Erick Lachapelle. 2013. “L’opinion des Québécois sur les gaz de schiste : Une comparaison avec la Pennsylvanie et le Michigan” rapport pour l’évaluation environnemental estratégique (ÉES) sur le gaz de schiste.

Lachapelle Erick. 2011. “The Hidden Factor in Climate Policy: Implicit Carbon Taxes” Ottawa: Sustainable Prosperity.

Borick, Christopher, P., Erick Lachapelle and Barry G. Rabe. 2011. “Climate Compared: Public Opinion on Climate Change in the United States and Canada” Issues in Governance Studies 39 :1-13.

Borick, Christopher, P., Erick Lachapelle and Barry G. Rabe. 2011. “Climate Compared: Public Opinion on Climate Change in the United States and Canada” Key Findings Report, Sustainable Prosperity, University of Ottawa, February 2011.

Borick, Christopher, P., Erick Lachapelle and Barry G. Rabe 2011. “Climate Compared: Public Opinion on Climate Change in the United States and Canada” The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, February 2011.

Working Papers

Lachapelle, Erick, Timothy Gravelle, Christopher Borick and Eric Montpetit. “Nimby or not? Proximity, ideology and opposition toward hydraulic fracturing in Quebec, Michigan and Pennsylvania”

Chassé, Alexandre, Erick Lachapelle and Christopher Borick. “Education, Framing and Partisan Polarization on Global Climate Change.”

Tvinnereim, Endre and Erick Lachapelle. “Is support for international climate action conditional on perceptions of reciprocity? Evidence from three population-based survey experiments.”

Patterson, Matthew, Robert McNeil and Erick Lachapelle. “Varieties of Climate Capitalism: Patterns of Research, Development and Energy-related Subsidies.”

Lachapelle, Erick. “Pathways to Carbon Energy Taxation in the OECD: Preferences, Parties and Electoral Regimes.”

Lachapelle, Erick and Jean-Philippe Gauvin. “The politics of carbon pricing in Australia.”

Lachapelle, Erick. “Following the Doctors’ Orders? Theory and Practice of Carbon Pricing in the OECD”