Prof. Dr. Axel Marx

Axel Marx is Deputy Director of the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, University of Leuven. He studied in Leuven, Hull and Cambridge and holds a PhD from the University of Leuven. Axel Marx has managed over 50 funded research projects including multi-team and international projects and acted as a consultant to several national and international governmental organizations including the European Parliament, the European Commission, the Committee of the Regions, the International Labour Organization, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards, OECD, IDEA, and the Belgian, Dutch and German Governments, as well as private organizations. His academic publications (150+) have appeared in four dozen leading international peer-reviewed journals in six languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch and Chinese). He recently co-edited a Research Collection on Global Governance (Edward Elgar, 2019 with J. Wouters). He was guest co-editor for Special Issues in International Labour Review (2016), Global Policy (2017) and Sustainability (2019). He is on the editorial board of the Chinese Journal of Global Governance, Politics and Governance and Sustainability. As a guest lecturer he taught at the European University Institute, China University of Political Science and Law and several European universities. His research interests include voluntary sustainability standards (VSS), sustainable development, human rights, global governance, governance through trade, EU trade policy and comparative case methods. He has been working on VSS for more than 15 years and has published on the emergence, development, design and effectiveness of VSS.

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