Publications and Presentations


Thow, A-M., Labonté, R., Schram, A. “Unhealthy consumption is killing people on a grand scale,” Voices, Visions, Action WCPHA Official Publication, 2017, pp.71-78. (nb. publication error omitted 2 second authors


Baker, P., Friel, S., Schram, A., and Labonté, R. “Trade and Investment liberalization, food systems change and ultra-processed food consumption: a natural experiment contrasting the soft drinks markets of Peru and Bolivia,” (2016) Globalization and Health 12(24):1-13.

Friel, S., Ponnamperuma, S., Schram, A., Gleeson, D., Thow, A-M., Labonté, R., “Shaping the discourse: What has the food industry been lobbying for in the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement and what are the implications for dietary health?” Critical Public Health (2016)

Labonté, R. & Ruckert, A. (2016). The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Health: Potential Risks and Benefits. University of Ottawa policy brief.

Labonté, R., Schram, A. and Ruckert, A., “The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Is It Everything We Feared For Health?” International Journal of Health Policy and Management (2016) 5(x):1-10.

Labonté, R., Schram, A. and Ruckert, A., “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and Health: Few Gains, Some Losses, Many Risks,” (in press) Globalization and Health * (2016) 12(25):1-7

Schram, A., Ruckert, A., Labonté, R. and Miller B. “Media and neoliberal hegemony: Canadian newspaper coverage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement” (in press) Critical Studies in Media Communication.


Schram, A., Labonté, R., Baker, P., Friel, S. Reeves, A. and Stuckler, D. “The role of trade and investment liberalization in the sugar-sweetened carbonated beverages market: a natural experiment contrasting Vietnam and the Philippines,” Globalization and Health (October 2015) 11:41

Schram, A., Ruckert, A. and Labonté, R. “The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Trading Away Our Health?” Canadian Journal of Public Health. May/June (2015) 106(4):e249-e251 doi:10.17269/cjph.106.4896


Thow, A., Snowdon, W., Labonte, R., Gleeson, D., Stuckler, D, Hattersley, L., Schram, A., Kay, A., Friel, S. (2014). Will the next generation of preferential trade and investment agreements undermine prevention of noncommunicable diseases? A prospective policy analysis of the Trans Pacific Partnership AgreementHealth Policy Journal. 

Friel, S., Gleeson, D., Thow, A., Labonte, R., Stuckler, D., Kay, A., and Snowdon, W. (2013). A new generation of trade policy: potential risks to diet-related health from the trans pacific partnership agreementGlobalization and Health, 9(46), 1-7.