Michael J. Hiscox

Michael J. Hiscox is the Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs in the Department of Government in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. He is also a faculty associate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the Harvard University Center for the Environment, and co-leader of the Harvard-MIT Private Governance Research Group.  His research focuses on international trade, foreign investment, immigration, development, government accountability, and private sector initiatives and standards for addressing social and environmental issues in global supply chains

Content by Michael J. Hiscox
  • Publication - Working Paper

    Sustainable development for cocoa farmers in Ghana (Working Paper)

    1 Mar 2011 | Jens Hainmueller, Michael J. Hiscox, Maja Tampe

  • Project

    Impact of fair trade certification on rural livelihoods

    Cocoa farming plays a critical economic and social role in Ghana. Cocoa is the country’s second most important export and provides income to a large segment of the Ghanaian population. But the cocoa sector has been afflicted with continuing problems, including declining productivity, crop damage from pests and disease, persistent poverty among farming communities, health...

    1 Sep 2010 | Michael J. Hiscox, Sandra Sequeira, Maja Tampe, Jens Hainmueller