Postdoc / gast
Rutger Hoekstra is a visiting researcher at CML who collaborates on environmental input-output modelling and Beyond-GDP (well-being and sustainability measurement/policy).
Rutger Hoekstra has worked on well-being and sustainability from an academic, governmental and business perspective. He has worked with the United Nations, OECD, World Bank, European Commission, European Central Bank and other international organisations. He was the co-chair of the UNECE/OECD/Eurostat Task Force which developed the Conference of European Statisticians Recommendations on Measuring Sustainable Development. In 2019 Cambridge University Press published Replacing GDP by 2030. He has lectured at various universities and published numerous publications on sustainable development, globalisation, circular economy and big data applications. He was also Scientific Director of the True Value methodology at KPMG Sustainability. Rutger Hoekstra is now the owner of MetricsForTheFuture.com, which provides consultancy services to governments, international institutes and companies on Beyond-GDP and Beyond-Profit.
Rutger’s research interest include Beyond-GDP, wellbeing/sustainability policy, environmental economics using input-output techniques, environmental accounting, structural decomposition analysis, globalisation, circular economy.