Filippos Zisopoulos
Academic Researcher
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Filippos is a post-doc researcher at the Rotterdam School of Management (EUR) affiliated also with the Integral Design & Management department of Delft University of Technology (TUD), and he is a member of the academic community of the Erasmus Initiative Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity (DoIP).

Currently, he works in a multi-disciplinary team of scientists from six consortium partners who collaborate within the four-year Sino-Dutch research project Inclusive Wise Waste Cities (IWWCs) which is one of the projects of DoIP.

Together with his colleagues in IWWCs and DoIP, he is co-developing the theme "inclusive circular economy" in the context of urban waste management by exploring the interlinkages between the concepts of circular economy, social inclusion/exclusion, and urban regeneration. Filippos is particularly interested in exploring both possibilities for theoretical innovation as well as for practical application of methodological tools from regenerative economics to understand how to develop rather than grow complex socio-economic systems at multiple levels (e.g., business, city, or country level) in ways which drive inclusive prosperity while respecting planetary boundaries.

As a joint post-doc position at EUR and TUD, Filippos is open to discuss possibilities as a (co)supervisor of students from both universities who are passionate about working with the above-mentioned concepts and in this particular context. He firmly believes in the power of intrinsic motivation and therefore he is very keen to work with students who are eager to develop their own research questions and conduct independent research given that those fit within the scope of the IWWCs project.  


Academic (3)
  • Zisopoulos, F. K., Teigiserova, D. A., Schraven, D., de Jong, M., Tong, X., & Ulanowicz, R. E. (2022). Are there limits to robustness? Exploring tools from regenerative economics for a balanced transition towards a circular EU27. Cleaner Production Letters, 3(100014).

  • Tong, X., Yu, H., Han, L., Liu, T., Dong, L., Zisopoulos, F. K., Steuer, B., & de Jong, M. (2022). Exploring business models for carbon emission reduction via post-consumer recycling infrastructures in Beijing: An agent-based modelling approach. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 188(106666), [106666].

  • Zisopoulos, F. K., Schraven, D. F. J., & de Jong, WM. (2022). How robust is the circular economy in Europe? An ascendency analysis with Eurostat data between 2010 and 2018. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 178, [106032].