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Rutger Hoekstra

Associate Professor

Dr.ir. R. Hoekstra
+31 71 527 2727

Rutger Hoekstra is a visiting researcher at CML who collaborates on environmental input-output modelling and Beyond-GDP (well-being and sustainability measurement/policy).

More information about Rutger Hoekstra

Professional experience

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.

Research topic

Rutgerā€™s research interest include Beyond-GDP, wellbeing/sustainability policy, environmental economics using input-output techniques, environmental accounting, structural decomposition analysis, globalisation, circular economy.

Associate Professor

  • Science
  • Centrum voor Milieuwetenschappen Leiden
  • CML/Industriele Ecologie

Work address

Van Steenis
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden
Room number A3.22



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