We know that a ‘greening’ of current economic practices will not suffice to achieve global sustainability targets, such as limiting global warming to well below 2°C and eradicate poverty. A growing body of literature shows that we need to transform not only our energy system and decarbonise industry, but have to rethink our entire economic […]

In this article Etienne Lorang  and Reyer Gerlagh from Tilburg University explain how macroeconomic models, namely the “Computable General Equilibrium” (CGE) model are been deployed to understand better the circular economy possibilities.  While the economy seems sometimes an abstract entity, it requires substantial material processing. Along with economic gro