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Stefan Giljum

Univ.Doz. Dr. Stefan Giljum
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since 2013
Head of research group "Global resource use"
Head of research group "Sustainable resource use" (Sustainable Europe Research Institute)
Lecturer (University of Life Sciences, Vienna)
Researcher (Sustainable Europe Research Institute)

Researcher Identifier

Awards and Honors

ERC Consolidator Grant


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  • Industrial Ecology
  • Ecological Economics
  • Environmental Accounting


Position in jury, advisory board, curatorship
  since 2013 Technical Committee of UNIDO Green Industry Platform
Membership in scientific association
  since 2010 International Input-Output Association
  since 2008 International Society for Industrial Ecology
  since 2005 European Society for Ecological Economics


Journal article

2022 Wegner Maus, Victor, Giljum, Stefan, da Silva, Dieison, Gutschlhofer, Jakob, da Rosa, Robson, Luckeneder, Sebastian, Gass, Sidnei, Lieber, Mirko, McCallum, Ian. 2022. An update on global mining land use. Scientific Data. 9 (433), 1-11. open access (Details)
  Nikas, Alexandros, Xexakis, Georgios, Koasidis, Konstantinos, Acosta-Fernández, José, Arto, Iñaki, Calzadilla, Alvaro, Domenech, Teresa, Gambhir, Ajay, Giljum, Stefan, Gonzalez-Eguino, Mikel, Herbst, Andrea, Ivanova, Olga, van Sluisveld, Mariësse, Van De Ven, Dirk-Jan, Karamaneas, Anastasios, Doukas, Haris. 2022. Coupling circularity performance and climate action: From disciplinary silos to transdisciplinary modelling science. Sustainable Production and Consumption. 30 269-277. open access (Details)
2021 Dorninger, Christian, Hornborg, Alf, Absona, David, von Wehrden, Henrik, Schaffartzik, Anke, Giljum, Stefan, Engler, John-Oliver, Feller, Robert, Hubacek, Klaus, Wieland, Hanspeter. 2021. Global patterns of ecologically unequal exchange: Implications for sustainability in the 21st century. Ecological Economics. 179 open access (Details)
  Lenzen, Manfred, Geschke, Arne, West, James, Fry, Jacob, Malik, Arunima, Giljum, Stefan, Milà i Canals, Llorenç, Piñero, Pablo, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Wiedmann, Thomas, Li, Mengyu, Sevenster, Maartje, Potočnik, Janez, Teixeira, Izabella, Van Voore, Merlyn, Nansai, Keisuke, Schandl, Heinz. 2021. Implementing the material footprint to measure progress towards Sustainable Development Goals 8 and 12. Nature Sustainability. open access (Details)
  Kuschnig, Nikolas, Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Krisztin, Tamás, Giljum, Stefan. 2021. Spatial spillover effects from agriculture drive deforestation in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Scientific Reports. 11 (21804) open access (Details)
  Luckeneder, Sebastian, Giljum, Stefan, Schaffartzik, Anke, Wegner Maus, Victor, Tost, Michael. 2021. Surge in global metal mining threatens vulnerable ecosystems. Global Environmental Change. 69 102303 open access (Details)
  Wieland, Hanspeter, Lenzen, Manfred, Geschke, Arne, Fry, Jacob, Wiedenhofer, Dominik, Eisenmenger, Nina, Schenk, Johannes, Giljum, Stefan. 2021. The PIOLab: Building global physical input–output tables in a virtual laboratory. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 1-21. open access (Details)
2020 Wegner Maus, Victor, Giljum, Stefan, Gutschlhofer, Jakob, da Silva, Dieison M., Probst, Michael, Gass, Sidnei L.B., Luckeneder, Sebastian, Lieber, Mirko, McCallum, Ian. 2020. A global-scale data set of mining areas. Scientific Data. 7 (1) open access (Details)
  Moran, Daniel, Giljum, Stefan, Kanemoto, Keiichiro, Godar, Javier. 2020. From Satellite to Supply Chain: New Approaches Connect Earth Observation to Economic Decisions. One Earth. 3 5-8. open access (Details)
  Wieland, Hanspeter, Giljum, Stefan, Eisenmenger, Nina, Wiedenhofer, Dominik, Bruckner, Martin, Schaffartzik, Anke, Owen, Anne. 2020. Supply versus use designs of environmental extensions in input–output analysis: Conceptual and empirical implications for the case of energy. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 24 548–563 open access (Details)
  Cibulka, Stefan, Giljum, Stefan. 2020. Towards a Comprehensive Framework of the Relationships between Resource Footprints, Quality of Life, and Economic Development. Sustainability. 12 (11), 4734 open access (Details)
2019 de Schutter, Elisabeth Marie Louise, Giljum, Stefan, Häyhä, Tiina, Bruckner, Martin, Naqvi, Syed Ali Asjad, Omann, Ines, Stagl, Sigrid. 2019. Bioeconomy Transitions through the Lens of Coupled Social-Ecological Systems: A Framework for Place-Based Responsibility in the Global Resource System. Sustainability. 11 (20), 5705 open access (Details)
  Bruckner, Martin, Häyhä, Tiina, Wegner Maus, Victor, Giljum, Stefan, Fischer, Günther, Tramberend, Sylvia, Börner, Jan. 2019. Quantifying the global cropland footprint of the European Union’s non-food bioeconomy. Environmental Research Letters. 14 (4), 045011 open access (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan, Wieland, Hanspeter, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Eisenmenger, Nina, Schandl, Heinz, Owen, Anne. 2019. The impacts of data deviations between MRIO models on material footprints: A comparison of EXIOBASE, Eora, and ICIO. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 23 946-958. open access (Details)
  Pinero, Pablo, Bruckner, Martin, Wieland, Hanspeter, Pongrácz, Eva, Giljum, Stefan. 2019. The raw material basis of global value chains: allocating environmental responsibility based on value generation. Economic Systems Research. 31 (2), 206-227. open access (Details)
2018 Stadler, Konstantin, Wood, Richard, Bulavskaya, Tatyana, Södersten, Carl-Johan, Simas, Moana, Schmidt, Sarah, Kunen, Jeroen, Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Acosta-Fernández, José, Merciai, Stefan, Schmidt, Jannick H., Theurl, Michaela C., Plutzar, Christoph, Eisenmenger, Nina, Erb, Karl-Heinz, de Koning, Arjan, Tukker, Arnold. 2018. EXIOBASE 3: Developing a Time Series of Detailed Environmentally Extended Multi-Regional Input-Output Tables. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 22 (3), 502-515. open access (Details)
  Wood, Richard, Stadler, Konstantin, Simas, Moana, Bulavskaya, Tatyana, Giljum, Stefan, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Tukker, Arnold. 2018. Growth in Environmental Footprints and Environmental Impacts Embodied in Trade: Resource Efficiency Indicators from EXIOBASE3. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 22 (3), 553-564. open access (Details)
  Tukker, Arnold, Giljum, Stefan, Wood, Richard. 2018. Recent Progress in Assessment of Resource Efficiency and Environmental Impacts Embodied in Trade: An Introduction to this Special Issue. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 22 (3), 489-501. open access (Details)
  Wieland, Hanspeter, Giljum, Stefan, Bruckner, Martin, Owen, Anne E., Wood, Richard. 2018. Structural production layer decomposition: a new method to measure differences between MRIO databases for footprint assessments. Economic Systems Research. 30 (1), 61-84. open access (Details)
  Tukker, Arnold, de Koning, Arjan, Owen, Anne, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan, Stadler, Konstantin, Wood, Richard, Hoekstra, Rutger. 2018. Towards Robust, Authoritative Assessments of Environmental Impacts Embodied in Trade: Current State and Recommendations. Journal of Industrial Ecology. 22 (3), 585-598. open access (Details)
2017 Schandl, Heinz, Fischer-Kowalski, Marina, West, James, Giljum, Stefan, Dittrich, Monika, Eisenmenger, Nina, Geschke, Arne, Lieber, Mirko, Wieland, Hanspeter, Schaffartzik, Anke, Krausmann, Fridolin, Gierlinger, Sylvia, Hosking, Karin, Lenzen, Manfred, Tanikawa, Hiroki, Miatto, Alessio, Fishman, Tomer. 2017. Global Material Flows and Resource Productivity: Forty Years of Evidence. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 22 (4), 827-838. (Details)
  Krausmann, Fridolin, Schandl, Heinz, Eisenmenger, Nina, Giljum, Stefan, Jackson, Tim. 2017. Material Flow Accounting: Measuring Global Material Use for Sustainable Development. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 42 (1), (Details)
  Steinmann, Zoran, Schipper, Aafke, Hauck, Mara, Giljum, Stefan, Wernet, Gregor, Huijbregts, Mark. 2017. Resource Footprints are Good Proxies of Environmental Damage. Environmental Science and Technology 51 (11), 6360-6366. open access (Details)
2016 Lutter, Franz Stephan, Giljum, Stefan, Bruckner, Martin. 2016. A review and comparative assessment of existing approaches to calculate material footprints. Ecological Economics, 127, 1-10. open access (Details)
  Eisenmenger, Nina, Wiedenhofer, Dominik, Schaffartzik, Anke, Giljum, Stefan, Bruckner, Martin, Schandl, Heinz, Wiedmann, Thomas, Lenzen, Manfred, Tukker, Arnold, Arjan, de Koning. 2016. Consumption-based material flow indicators - Comparing six ways of calculating the Austrian raw material consumption providing six results. Ecological Economics 128, 177-186. open access (Details)
  Tukker, Arnold, Bulavskaya, Tanya, Giljum, Stefan, de Koning, Arjan, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Simas, Moana, Stadler, Konstantin, Wood, Richard. 2016. Environmental and resource footprints in a global context: Europe's structural deficit in resource endowments. Global Environmental Change 40, 171-181. (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan and Wieland, Hanspeter and Lutter, Franz Stephan and Bruckner, Martin and Wood, Richard and Tukker, Arnold and Stadler, Konstantin. 2016. Identifying priority areas for European resource policies: a MRIO-based material footprint assessment. Journal of Economic Structures 5 (1), 1-24. open access (Details)
  Schanes, Karin, Giljum, Stefan, Hertwich, Edgar. 2016. Low carbon lifestyles: A framework to structure consumption strategies and options to reduce carbon footprints. Journal of Cleaner Production 139, 1033-1043. open access (Details)
  Lutter, Franz Stephan and Pfister, Stephan and Giljum, Stefan and Wieland, Hanspeter and Mutel, Christopher. 2016. Spatially explicit assessment of water embodied in European trade: A product-level multi-regional input-output analysis. Global Environmental Change 38 S. 171-182. open access (Details)
  Eisenmenger, Nina, Giljum, Stefan, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Marques, Alexandra, Theurl, Michaela C., Pereira, Henrique M., Tukker, Arnold. 2016. Towards a conceptual framework for social-ecological systems integrating biodiversity and ecosystem services with resource efficiency indicators. Sustainability 2016 (8), 201-216. open access (Details)
2015 Wood, Richard, Stadler, Konstantin, Bulavskaya, Tatyana, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Giljum, Stefan, de Koning, Arjan, Kuenen, Jeroen, Schütz, Helmut, Acosta-Fernandez, Jose, Usubiaga, Arkaitz, Simas, Moana, Ivanova, Olga, Schmidt, Jannick, Merciai, Stefano, Tukker, Arnold. 2015. Global sustainability accounting - developing EXIOBASE for multi-regional footprint analysis. Sustainability 7 (1): S. 138-163. open access (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan, Lutter, Franz Stephan. 2015. Globaler Ressourcenkonsum: Die Welt auf dem Weg in eine "Green Economy"? Geographische Rundschau 5, 10-15. (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan, Bruckner, Martin, Martinez Pinanez, Aldo. 2015. Material Footprint Assessment in a Global Input-Output Framework. Journal of Industrial Ecology 19 (5), 792-804. open access (Details)
  Bruckner, Martin, Fischer, Günther, Tramberend, Sylvia, Giljum, Stefan. 2015. Measuring telecouplings in the global land system: A review and comparative evaluation of land footprint accounting methods. Ecological Economics 114, 11-21. open access (Details)
2014 Giljum, Stefan, Dittrich, Monika, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Lieber, Mirko. 2014. Global patterns of material flows and their socio-economic and environmental implications: a MFA study on all countries world-wide from 1980 to 2009. Resources 3 (1), 319-339. open access (Details)
2012 Wiebe, Kirsten, Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan, Lutz, Christian, Polzin, Christine. 2012. Carbon and Materials Embodied in the International Trade of Emerging Economies. Journal of Industrial Ecology 16 (4): 636-646. (Details)
  Galli, Alessandro, Wiedmann, Thomas, Ercin, Ertug, Knoblauch, Doris, Ewing, Brad, Giljum, Stefan. 2012. Integrating Ecological, Carbon and Water footprint into a "Footprint Family" of indicators: Definition and role in tracking human pressure on the planet. Ecological Indicators 16 100-112. (Details)
  Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan, Lutz, Christian, Svenja Wiebe, Kirsten. 2012. Materials embodied in international trade - Global material extraction and consumption between 1995 and 2005. Global Environmental Change 22 (3): 568-576. (Details)
  Wiebe, Kirsten, Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan, Lutz, Christian. 2012. Calculating energy-related CO2 emissions embodied in international trade using a global input-output model. Economic Systems Research 24 (2), 113-139. (Details)
  Bleischwitz, Raimund, Meyer, B., Giljum, Stefan, Acosta, J., Distelkamp, M., Meyer, M., Pirgmaier, E., Schütz, H., Ritsche, D. 2012. Die absolute Entkopplung ist möglich. Wirtschaftliches Wachstum mit weniger Ressourcennutzung. Ökologisches Wirtschaften 2, 30-33. (Details)
2011 Giljum, Stefan, Burger, Eva, Hinterberger, Friedrich, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Bruckner, Martin. 2011. A comprehensive set of resource use indicators from the micro to the macro level. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 55 (3): 300-308. (Details)
  Lutter, Franz Stephan, Lugschitz, Barbara, Giljum, Stefan. 2011. Ein neuer Ansatz des Umweltrechnungs-wesens. Ökologisches Wirtschaften 4 36-40. (Details)
  Fischer-Kowalski, Marina, Krausmann, Fridolin, Giljum, Stefan, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Mayer, Andreas, Bringezu, Stefan, Moriguchi, Yuichi, Schütz, Helmut, Schandl, Heinz, Weisz, Helga. 2011. Methodology and Indicators of Economy-wide Material Flow Accounting.State of the Art and Reliability Across Sources. Journal of Industrial Ecology 15 (6), 855-876. (Details)
2010 Polzin, Christine, Giljum, Stefan. 2010. Globale Effekte einer ökologischen Steuerreform in Europa. Ökologisches Wirtschaften 1 35-38. (Details)
2009 Kitzes, Justin, Galli, Alessandro, Bagliani, Marco, Barrett, John, Dige, Gorm, Ede, Sharon, Erb, Karlheinz, Giljum, Stefan, Haberl, Helmut, Hails, Chris, Jolia-Ferrier, Laurent, Jungwirth, Sally, Lenzen, Manfred, Lewis, Kevin, Loh, Jonathan, Marchettini, Nadia, Messinger, Hans, Milne, Krista, Moles, Richard, Monfreda, Chad, Moran, Dan, Nakano, Katsura, Pyhälä, Aili, Rees, William, Simmons, Craig, Wackernagel, Mathis, Wada, Yoshihiko, Walsh, Connor, Wiedmann, Thomas. 2009. A research agenda for improving national Ecological Footprint accounts. Ecological Economics 68 (7): 1991-2007. (Details)
  Muñoz, Pablo, Giljum, Stefan, Roca, Jordi. 2009. The Raw Material Equivalents of International Trade. Journal of Industrial Ecology 13 (6): 881-897. (Details)
  Tukker, Arnold, Poliakov, Evgueni, Heijungs, Reinout, Hawkins, Troy, Neuwahl, Frederik, M. Rueda-Cantuche, José, Giljum, Stefan, Moll, Stephan, Oosterhaven, Jan, Bouwmeester, Maaike. 2009. Towards a global multi-regional environmentally extended input-output database. Ecological Economics 68 (7): 1928-1937. (Details)
  Lutter, Franz Stephan, Giljum, Stefan. 2009. Ökologische Wachstumsgrenzen: Die Notwendigkeit eines Systemwechsels im Umgang mit natürlichen Ressourcen. Wissenschaft & Umwelt Interdisziplinär 13 12-21. (Details)
2008 Russi, Daniela, Gonzalez-Martinez, Ana C., Silva-Macher, José Carlos, Giljum, Stefan, Martínez-Alier, Joan, Cristina Vallejo, Maria. 2008. Material Flows in Latin America. Journal of Industrial Ecology 12 (5-6): 704-720. (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan, Behrens, Arno, Hinterberger, Friedrich, Lutz, Christian, Meyer, Bernd. 2008. Modelling scenarios towards a sustainable use of natural resources in Europe. Environmental Science and Policy 11 (3): S. 204-216. (Details)
2007 Behrens, Arno, Giljum, Stefan, Kovanda, Jan, Niza, Samuel. 2007. The material basis of the global economy: Worldwide patterns of natural resource extraction and their implications for sustainable resource use policies. Ecological Economics 64 (2): 444-453. (Details)
2006 Rodrigues, João, Domingos, Tiago, Giljum, Stefan, Schneider, François. 2006. Designing an indicator of environmental responsibility. Ecological Economics 59 (3): 256-266. (Details)
  Hammer, Mark, Giljum, Stefan, Luks, Fred, Winkler, Matthias. 2006. Die ökologische Nachhaltigkeit regionaler Metabolismen: Materialflussanalysen der Regionen Hamburg, Wien und Leipzig. Natur und Kultur 7 62-78. (Details)
2005 Giljum, Stefan, Hak, Tomas, Hinterberger, Friedrich, Kovanda, Jan. 2005. Environmental governance in the European Union: strategies and instruments for absolute decoupling. International Journal of Sustainable Development 8 (1): 31-46. (Details)
  Behrens, Arno, Giljum, Stefan. 2005. Erste Anzeichen einer Entkoppelung. Die materielle Basis der Weltwirtschaft und ihre globale Ungleichverteilung. Ökologisches Wirtschaften 1 28-29. (Details)
2004 Giljum, Stefan, Hubacek, Klaus, Sun, Laixang. 2004. Alternative Approaches of Physical Input-Output Analysis to Estimate Primary Material Inputs of Production and Consumption Activities. Economic Systems Research 16 (3): 301-310. (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan, Eisenmenger, Nina. 2004. North-South Trade and the Distribution of Environmental Goods and Burdens: a Biophysical Perspective. Journal of Environment and Development 13 (1): 73-100. (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan. 2004. Trade, Materials Flows, and Economic Development in the South: The Example of Chile. Journal of Industrial Ecology 8 (1-2): 241-261. (Details)
2003 Hubacek, Klaus, Giljum, Stefan. 2003. Applying physical input-output analysis to estimate land appropriation (ecological footprints) of international trade activities. Ecological Economics 44 (1): 137-151. (Details)
2002 Giljum, Stefan. 2002. Globaler Freihandel und Nachhaltige Entwicklung. Utopie oder Realität?. Kurswechsel 4 75-85. (Details)
2001 Wackernagel, Mathis, Giljum, Stefan. 2001. Der Import von ökologischer Tragfähigkeit: Globaler Handel und die Akkumulation von ökologischen Schulden. Natur und Kultur 2 33-54. (Details)
2000 Giljum, Stefan, Hinterberger, Friedrich. 2000. Wie misst man ökologische Nachhaltigkeit? Ein Vergleich ausgewählter Methoden des "Physical Accounting". Natur und Kultur 1 26-43. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2018 Giljum, Stefan, Bruckner, Martin, Lutter, Franz Stephan. 2018. Resource footprints. In: Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus, Hrsg. Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spataru, Ester van der Voet, Stacy D. VanDeveer, 93-104. Oxon: Routledge. (Details)
2017 Lutter, Franz Stephan, Giljum, Stefan, Bruckner, Martin. 2017. Data, Indicators and Targets for Comprehensive Resource Policies. In: Factor X. Challenges, Implementation, Strategies and Examples for a Sustainable Use of Natural Resources, Hrsg. Harry Lehmann, Factor X/10 Club, 45-70. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Bruckner, Martin. 2017. Measuring Natural Resource Use from the Micro to the Macro Level. In: Green Economy Reader. Lectures in Ecological Economics and Sustainability, Hrsg. Shmelev, Stanislav, 161-182. Cham: Springer International Publishing. (Details)
2015 Giljum, Stefan, Lutter, Franz Stephan, Bruckner, Martin. 2015. Ressourcennutzung und Ressourcenproduktivität im Zeitalter der Globalisierung. In: Rethink Economy. Perspektivenvielfalt in der Nachhaltigkeitsforschung - Beispiele aus der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Hrsg. Luks, Fred, 23-36. München: oekom. (Details)
2014 Giljum, Stefan, Hinterberger, Friedrich. 2014. The limits of resource use and their economic and policy implications. In: Factor X, Policy, Strategies and Instruments for a Sustainable Resource use, Hrsg. Angrick, M., Burger, A., Lehman, H., (Eds.), 3-17. Berlin: Springer. (Details)
2013 Bruckner, Martin, Burrell, Leisa, Giljum, Stefan, Lutz, Christian, Wiebe, Kirsten. 2013. Carbon Emissions and Materials Embodied in Emerging Economies trade: An Application of the Global Resource Accounting Model (GRAM). In: The Sustainability Practitioner’s Guide To Multi-Regional Input-Output Analysis, Hrsg. Joy Murray and Manfred Lenzen (eds.), 79-88. Champaign, Illinois, USA: Common ground. (Details)
  Wiebe, Kirsten, Lutz, Christian, Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan. 2013. The Global Resource Accounting Model (GRAM). In: The Sustainability Practitioner’s Guide To Multi-Regional Input-Output Analysis, Hrsg. Joy Murray and Manfred Lenzen (eds.), 79-88. Champaign, Illinois, USA.: Common ground. (Details)
2011 Giljum, Stefan, Lutz, Christian, Jungnitz, Ariane, Bruckner, Martin, Hinterberger, Friedrich. 2011. European Resource Use and Resource Productivity in a Global Context. In: Environmental Tax Reform (ETR). A Policy for Green Growth. Hrsg. Paul Ekins and Stefan Speck (eds.), 27-45. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Details)
2009 Giljum, Stefan, Hinterberger, Friedrich, Lutz, Christian, Meyer, Bernd. 2009. Accounting and modelling global resource use: material flows, land use and input-output models. In: Handbook of input-output economics for industrial ecology, Hrsg. Suh, S. (Ed.)., 139-160. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan, Hubacek, Klaus. 2009. Conceptual foundations and applications of physical input-output tables. In: Handbook of input-output economics for industrial ecology, Hrsg. Suh, S. (Ed.)., 61-75. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. (Details)
  Lutz, Christian, Giljum, Stefan. 2009. Global resource use in a business-as-usual world until 2030. Updated results from the GINFORS model. In: Sustainable Growth and Resource Productivity. Economic and Global Policy Issues, Hrsg. Bleischwitz, R., Welfens, P.J.J., Zhang, Z.X. (Eds.),, 30-41. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing. (Details)
2006 Eisenmenger, Nina, Giljum, Stefan. 2006. Evidence from Societal Metabolism Studies for Ecological Unequal Trade. In: The World System and the Earth System. Global Socio-Environmental Change and Sustainability since the Neolithic, Hrsg. A. Hornborg and C.L. Crumley (eds.)., 288-302. Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press Inc.. (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan. 2006. Material flow-based indicators for evaluation of eco-efficiency and dematerialisation policies. In: Sustainability indicators in Ecological Economics, Hrsg. P. Lawn (ed.)., 376-398. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. (Details)
2001 Giljum, Stefan, Hinterberger, Friedrich, Köhn, Jörg. 2001. On the Interrelation of Social, Economic and Ecological Systems, theoretical approaches and policy implications on the feasibility of comprehensive sustainability. In: Integrative Systems Approaches to Natural and Social Sciences, Hrsg. M. Matthies, H. Malchow and J. Kriz (eds.)., 363-377. Berlin: Springer Verlag. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2017 Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan. 2017. The global cropland footprint of the non-food bioeconomy. ESEE Conference, Budapest, Ungarn, 20.06.-23.06. (Details)
2014 Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan. 2014. Accounting for global biomass and land flows embodied in trade. International Input-Output Conference, Lissabon, Portugal, 15.07.-18.07. (Details)
  Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan, Fischer, Günther, Prieler, Sylvia. 2014. Global biomass flows and associated land requirements – A comparison of accounting approaches. ISEE Conference, Reykjavik, Island, 13.08.-15.08. (Details)
2012 Bruckner, Martin, Lugschitz, Barbara, Giljum, Stefan. 2012. Europe’s Land Footprint in a Greening Agriculture Scenario. International Input-Output Conference, Bratislava, Slowakei, 26.06.-29.06. (Details)
  Bruckner, Martin, Lugschitz, Barbara, Giljum, Stefan. 2012. Europe’s Silent Land Grabbing in a Greening Agriculture Scenario. BOKU Young Scientist Forum, Wien, Österreich, 19.06.-20.06. (Details)
2010 Bruckner, Martin, Wiebe, Kirsten S., Giljum, Stefan, Lutz, Christian, Polzin, Christine. 2010. CO2 embodied in international trade – Evidence for carbon leakage between 1995 and 2005. ISEE Conference, Oldenburg, Deutschland, 22.08.-25.08. (Details)
  Giljum, Stefan, Lutz, Christian, Bruckner, Martin, Wiebe, Kirsten S. 2010. Materials embodied in international trade – Global material extraction and consumption between 1995 and 2005. ISEE Conference, Oldenburg, Deutschland, 22.08.-25.08. (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

2019 Luckeneder, Sebastian, Giljum, Stefan, Krisztin, Tamás. 2019. Do mining activities foster regional development? Evidence from Latin America in a spatial econometric framework. (Details)
2018 Bruckner, Martin, Giljum, Stefan, Fischer, Günther, Tramberend, Sylvia, Börner, Jan. 2018. The global cropland footprint of the non-food bioeconomy. open access (Details)
2016 Wieland, Hanspeter, Giljum, Stefan. 2016. Carbon footprint decomposition in MRIO models: identifying EU-supply chain hot-spots and their structural changes over time. (Details)
2013 Giljum, Stefan, Lieber, Mirko, Bruckner, Martin, Pinanez, Aldo. 2013. Resource use and CO2 productivity of economic sectors. A pilot analysis of direct and indirect energy use, raw material use and CO2 emissions of industrial sectors. (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2016 Lutter, Franz Stephan, Giljum, Stefan, Lieber, Mirko, Manstein, Christopher. 2016. Die Nutzung natürlicher Ressourcen - Bericht für Deutschland 2016. Dessau-Roßlau:Umweltbundesamt Deutschland. (Details)


2017 Giljum, Stefan. 2017. Ecological Economics perspectives on resource use and resource efficiency: conceptual developments, empirical assessments and policy implications. Habilitationsschrift, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. (Details)


2003 Giljum, Stefan. 2003. Biophysical dimensions of North-South trade: material flows and land use. Dissertation, University of Vienna. (Details)

Master thesis

1999 Giljum, Stefan. 1999. Der ökologische Fußabdruck des Bananenanbaus in Costa Rica [The ecological footprint of banana production in Costa Rica]. Masterarbeit, University of Vienna. (Details)


2022 Wegner Maus, Victor, da Silva, Dieison, da Rosa, Robson, Gutschlhofer, Jakob, Giljum, Stefan, Gass, Sidnei, Luckeneder, Sebastian, Lieber, Mirko, McCallum, Ian. 2022. Global-scale mining polygons (Version 2). PANGAEA. (Details)
2020 Wegner Maus, Victor, Giljum, Stefan, Gutschlhofer, Jakob, da Silva, Dieison, Probst, Michael, Gass, Sidnei, Luckeneder, Sebastian, Lieber, Mirko, McCallum, Ian. 2020. Global-scale mining polygons (Version 1). PANGAEA. (Details)


MFA XII (2022-2023) (Details)
OECD MF V (2021-2022) (Details)
Coal WB - Coal Mine Mapping (2021-2022) (Details)
SCP-HAT II (2020-2020) (Details)
IRP Update (2020-2021) (Details)
SCP-HAT IIa (2020-2021) (Details)
MFA XI (2019-2021) (Details)
DeuRess II (Resource use in Germany) (2019-2022) (Details)
MF-Globe (2019-2022) (Details)
Assessing climate-led social-ecological impacts and opportunities for resilience pathways in the EU bioeconomy (2019-2022) (Details)
SCP-HAT-Countries (2019-2020) (Details)
OECD MF IV (2018-2019) (Details)
UN Hot Spots (2018-2018) (Details)
Water Accounts Brazil (2018-2019) (Details)
FINEPRINT (Spatially explicit material footprints: Fine-scale assessment of Europe's global environmental and social impacts) (2017-2022) (Details)
The material dimension of services (2017-2017) (Details)
OECD MFA Data (2017-2017) (Details)
UNIDO Ukraine (2017-2017) (Details)
UNEP MFA Manual (2017-2018) (Details)
MFA X (2017-2019) (Details)
Bonn BioMRIO (2017-2018) (Details)
UNEP MFA DB (2016-2017) (Details)
BioWay - Pathways towards a prosperous and just EU bioeconomy (2016-2018) (Details)
WKÖ Modul 1 - Die Rohstoffnutzung der österreichischen Wirtschaft (2016-2016) (Details)
OECD MF III (2016-2017) (Details)
RESET - 2016 (2016-2016) (Details)
UNEP MFA II (2016-2017) (Details)
RESET 2015 (2015-2015) (Details)
Visual MFA IX (2015-2017) (Details)
OECD MF II (Comparison of material footprint methodologies) (2014-2015) (Details)
Eco-ICE (Eco-Innovation and Circular Economy) (2014-2016) (Details)
DeuRess (Resource use in Germany). (2014-2017) (Details)
UNIDO EQuIP (2014-2015) (Details)
Material- und Rohstoffinputindikatoren ( Raw Material Input Indicators) (2014-2015) (Details)
UWD Wassergebühren (Water fees) (2014-2015) (Details)
IntRESS (Exploring options for global resource use) (2014-2014) (Details)
UNEP MFA (2014-2015) (Details)
WWF - Food (2014-2015) (Details)
Resource use in Germany (2014-2017) (Details)
Visual MFA VIII (2014-2015) (Details)
Land Targets (2013-2014) (Details)
UBA Land (2013-2015) (Details)
DESIRE (Development of a System of Indicators for a Resource efficient Europe) (2013-2016) (Details)
www.materialflows.net – MFA VII (2013-2014) (Details)
Carbon-Cap (Carbon emission mitigation by Consumption-based Accounting and Policy) (2013-2016) (Details)