by Professor Stefan Pauliuk, professor for industrial ecology,  the University of Freiburg, Germany.   Sustainability, with its environmental, social, and economic dimension, needs to be made tangible and operational for different actors. One such vehicle to deliver sustainability is the vision of a circular economy (CE), a way of production and co

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&n

This blog article has been written by Detlef van Vuuren, the scientific leader of CIRCOMOD, a professor in Integrated Assessment of Global Environmental Change at the Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University and a senior researcher at PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.   ______________________________________________________________________________