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Beyond GDP Indicators
Jeffrey Wilson has worked at the interface of economic, environmental and wellbeing research and policy for over 17 years. Jeff specializes in economic and sustainability research, natural capital accounting, wellbeing research, indicator development, ecosystem goods and services valuation, and strategy and policy development for sustainability transitions. Jeff is an assistant professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise & Development, University of Waterloo, Canada and director of Terrametrics Research Lab, a thinktank that brings together academics and practitioners to advance low carbon pathways. He has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals, grey literature, and several book chapters.
Han, W., Geng, Y., Lu., Y., Wilson, J., Sun, L., Satoshi, O., Geldron, A., & Qian, Y., 2018. Urban metabolism of megacities: A comparative analysis of Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Paris to inform low carbon and sustainable development pathways. Energy, 155, 887-898.
Hayden, A., Wilson, J., 2018. Taking the first steps beyond GDP: Maryland’s experience in measuring “genuine progress”. Sustainability. 10(2), 462; doi:10.3390/su10020462.
Hayden A, Wilson J., 2016. Is It What You Measure That Really Matters? Alternative Economic and Well-Being Indicators in Canada. Sustainability. 8, 623-641.
Wilson, J., Tyedmers, P., Spinney, J., 2013. An exploration of the relationship between socio-economic and well-being variables and household greenhouse gas emissions. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 17, 880-891.
Wilson, J., Spinney, J., Milward, H., Scott, D., Hayden, A., Tyedmers, P., 2013. Blame the Exurbs, not the Suburbs: Exploring the distribution of greenhouse gas emissions within a city region. Energy Policy. 62, 1329-1335.\
- Ph.D. - Interdisciplinary PhD in Ecological Economics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 2013
- M.A. - International Development, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 2005
- B.ES. - Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, 1999