Before policymakers can tap into the potential of the circular economy for the labour market, they first need evidence as to what these jobs will look like, as well as the magnitude of this potential. The circular jobs monitor is an online tool that gathers, displays, and keeps track of changes to exactly this evidence over time.
The report Circular Jobs in Belgium provides insight into the nature and amount of jobs in the country’s circular economy. The research, supported by the Belgian King Baudouin Foundation, presents a baseline measurement on employment in the Belgian circular economy.Download
This report explores the connection between municipalities pursuing circular economy policy and investments in circular business that create jobs. In order to maximise the benefits for society of the circular economy, municipalities can employ a series of regulatory, economic and soft instruments. Municipal circular policies, especially strategy, targets, loans and subsidies, are conducive to generating employment.Download
This paper features a meta-analysis of the empirical literature on the net employment effects of renewable energy. It finds that the reported conclusions on net employment effects are to a large extent driven by the methodology that is applied, and that policy reports have a greater tendency to report a positive net employment effect than academic studies.Download
This paper features a meta-analysis of the empirical literature on the net employment effects of renewable energy. It finds that the reported conclusions on net employment effects are to a large extent driven by the methodology that is applied, and that policy reports have a greater tendency to report a positive net employment effect than academic studies.REQUEST FULL TEXT
This report showcases an analysis of the circular labour market of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Where the circular economy of Amsterdam is knowledge intensive and excels in digital technology applications and designing for circularity, the wider region complements this with more jobs in repair activities.Download FULL REPORT
In this report, Circle Economy and EHERO present a standardised and replicable methodology to measure and monitor circular jobs. In 2015, 8.1% of all jobs were circular, with most circular jobs to be found in lifetime extension and digital technology. The analysis finds significant regional discrepancies between the urban cores and peripheries.Download
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