Weconomy summary of all articles for 2020
All mandatory articles of Weconomy 2020 in English. These also include the two readings suggested for the essay exam. These are:
Readings 1 Introduction
Jonker, J. & Faber, N. (2016). Framing the Weconomy.
Rifkin, J. (2012) The Third Industrial Revolution: How the Internet, Green Electricity, and 3-D Printing are Ushering in a Sustainable Era of Distributed Capitalism
Rockström et al. (2009) Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity
Raworth, Kate (2013). Doughnut Economics: Creating a safe and just space for humanity. Retrieved from:
Readings 2 Bio based economy
Lewandowski, I. (Ed.). (2017). Bioeconomy: shaping the transition to a sustainable, biobased economy. Springer, chapter 2 and 3, p. 5-38
Langeveld, J. W. A., Dixon, J., & Jaworski, J. F. (2010). Development perspectives of the biobased economy: a review. Crop Science, 50(Supplement_1), S-142
BECOTEPS. (2011). White Paper “The European Bioeconomy in 2030 - Delivering Sustainable Growth by addressing the Grand Societal Challenges.” Brussel
Readings 3: Circular Economy
Jonker, J., Stegeman, H. and Faber, N. (2018). Circular Economy: Developments, concepts, and research in search for corresponding business models, White Paper Nijmegen School of Management, Nijmegen: Radboud University
Korhonen, J., Honkasalo, A. and Seppälä (2018). Circular Economy. The concept and its Limitations. Journal of Ecological Economics, 143 (2018) 37-46.
Ellen McArthur Foundation (2015). Towards a Circular Economy. Business Rationale for an accelerated transition.
Readings 4: Functional Economy
Stahel, W. R. (1982). The product life factor. An Inquiry into the Nature of Sustainable Societies: The Role of the Private Sector (Series: 1982 Mitchell Prize Papers)	24
Stahel, W.R. (2005). The Functional Economy. International Journal of Performability Engineering Vol. 1, No. 2, October 2005, pp. 121-130.
Tukker, A. (2004). Eight Types of Product-Service Systems. Business Strategy and the Environment, 13, 246–260
Readings 5 Sharing and Collaborative Economy
Dredge, D., & Gyimóthy, S. (2015). The collaborative economy and tourism: Critical perspectives, questionable claims and silenced voices. Tourism recreation research,40(3), 286-302
Belk, R. (2014). You are what you can access: Sharing and collaborative consumption online. Journal of business research,67(8), 1595-1600
Karin Bradley, Daniel Pargman; The sharing economy as the commons of the 21stcentury, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Volume 10, Issue 2, 1 July 2017, Pages 231–24
Kathan, W., Matzler, K., & Veider, V. (2016).The sharing economy: Your business model'sfriend or foe? Business Horizons, 59(6), 663-672.
Martin, C. J. (2016). The sharing economy: A pathway to sustainability or a nightmarish form of neoliberal capitalism? Ecological Economics,121, 149-159
Schor, J. (2016). Debating the sharing economy. Journal of Self-Governance & Management Economics, 4(3)
Readings 6A Self-Production
Gebler, M., Schoot Uiterkamp, A. J. M., & Visser, C. (2014). A global sustainability perspectiveon 3D printing technologies. Energy Policy, 74(6). 158-167
Petrovic, Vojislav, Juan Vicente Haro Gonzalez, Olga Jordá Ferrando, Javier Delgado Gordillo, Jose Ramón Blasco Puchades & Luis Portolés Griñan (2011) Additive layered manufacturing: sectors of industrial application shown through case studies. International Journal of Production Research, 49(4), 1061-1079
Ford, S., & Despeisse, M. (2016). Additive manufacturing and sustainability: an exploratory study of the advantages and challenges. Journal of Cleaner Production,137, 1573-15	49
Readings 6b Internet of Things
Spring, M., & Araujo, L. (2016). Product biographies in servitization and the circular economy. Industrial Marketing Management.
GSMA. Understanding the Internet of Things (2014).
Lewis, A. (2017). Blockchain: a gentle introduction technology.
Extra readings Essay Exam
Haan, de, J. & Romans, J. (2010). Patterns in transitions: Understanding complex chains of change. Technological Forecasting & Social Change
Geels, F. W. & Schot, J. (2007). Typology of sociotechnical transition pathways. Research Policy 36. 399–417