Wouter Spekkink is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Public Administration and Sociology since September 1st, 2019.
Wouter's research focuses primarily on complex governance processes around sustainability issues. He wrote his PhD thesis on the emergence of public-private collaborations for the development of sustainable industrial clusters. Recent studies have focused on grassroots activities related to circular economy and sustainability more broadly, as well as interactive governance processes around climate policy.
Wouter specializes in graph-theorertical methodologies for the investigation of complex social processes. He has recently developed a decicated software suite that faciltates in the application of this approach.
Wouter teaches various courses on topics related to governance. He also coordinates the Dutch master specialization on Governance and Management of Complex Systems.
FAA (Frank) Boons, Wouter Spekkink & W (Wenting) Jiao (2014) - A process perspective on industrial symbiosis: Theory, methodology and application - Journal of Industrial Ecology, 18 (3), 341-355 - doi: 10.1111/jiec.12116
Wouter Spekkink (2014) - Building capacity for sustainable regional industrial systems: an event sequence analysis of developments in the Sloe Area and Canal Zone - Journal of Cleaner Production, 98, 133-144 - doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.08.028
FAA (Frank) Boons, Wouter Spekkink & N Stift (2012) - Duurzame industriele clusters: wat werkt? - Milieu: opinieblad van de Vereniging van Milieuprofessionals (VVM), Oktober (nr 6), 45-47
FAA (Frank) Boons, Y Mouzakitis & Wouter Spekkink (2009) - Projects, Parks, and Policy programs: The Evolution of Eco-Industrial Parks in The Netherlands, 1999-2009 - AUC
Wouter Spekkink & Danny Schipper (2012) - The Coordination of Co-Siting in the Chemical Process Industry
FAA (Frank) Boons & Wouter Spekkink (2012) - A Method for Policy Dynamics: How History Matters
Wouter Spekkink, Jasper Eshuis, Derk Loorbach, CS Roorda, M Stuiver & FS van Steenbergen (2012) - Area Based Transition Management: An analysis of challenges and tensions in two Dutch case studies
FAA (Frank) Boons & Wouter Spekkink (2012) - Governance as a process
Wouter Spekkink & FAA (Frank) Boons (2011) - The governance of industrial symbiosis
FAA (Frank) Boons, LW Baas, K Baumann, S Brullot, C Davis, P Deutz, M Eklund, D Gibbs, R Isenmann, G Koorevaar, G Massard, E Romero, D Sakr, Wouter Spekkink & V Verguts (2011) - Industrial symbiosis in Europe
Wouter Spekkink & S (Stefan) Verweij (2011) - Understanding and researching complex governance processes: Towards a multi-method approach based on qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) and event sequence analysis (ESA)
FAA (Frank) Boons & Wouter Spekkink (2010) - Country report The Netherlands.
Wouter Spekkink & FAA (Frank) Boons (2010) - A varieties of capitalism approach to EIP development