Rutger Hoekstra

Associate Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Leiden University


Rutger Hoekstra is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Environmental Sciences, Leiden University. He is an expert in “Beyond-GDP”, specialising in the role that input-output modelling can play in shaping post-growth societies. He is author of “Replacing GDP by 2030: Towards a common language for wellbeing and sustainability” published by Cambridge University Press. He currently leads WISE Horizons, a large European project, which is developing indicators, accounts, and policy models for Wellbeing, Inclusion, and Sustainability (WISE).  Rutger has a PhD in environmental economics and has worked with/for Statistics Netherlands, United Nations, OECD, World Bank, European Commission, European Central Bank, national ministries, NGO’s, KPMG, and large companies. 

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