Dr Matthew Ives
Director for Economic Strategy for the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in the South Australian Government
Dr Matthew Ives is a complexity economist and the Director for Economic Strategy for the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in the South Australian Government. While pursuing net-zero energy and growth missions for South Australia, Dr Ives also works as an INET Oxford Associate on various research programmes at Oxford University applying economic complexity and systems modelling for a rapid low carbon transition and sustainable economic growth.
Dr Ives has previously worked in academia as well as the private and public sectors on a diverse range of programmes related to sustainability on land, air and sea. His ventures have included assessing national decarbonisation pathways for the UK; modelling long-term infrastructure strategies for water, energy, waste and transport for the UK and the United Nations; developing sustainability indicators for the US Forest service; and modelling fisheries in Australia. Matthew holds an Honours degree in Economics, a Masters of environmental management, and a PhD in complex systems modelling
Measuring corporate Paris Compliance using a strict science-based approach
10 Aug 22
To measure whether companies are compliant with the Paris Agreement targets we propose several stric...
Challenges and innovations in the economic evaluation of the risks of climate change
28 Apr 22
This review seeks to provide a common basis for natural scientists, social scientists, and modellers...
Predictors of Success in a Greening World
01 Dec 21
This report makes use of cuttingedge research to identify the emerging global trends in green compet...
Upstream decarbonization through a carbon takeback obligation: An affordable backstop climate policy
26 Oct 21
New research from the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh demonstrates an affordable policy to stop...
The New Economics of Innovation and Transition: Evaluating Opportunities and Risks
17 Oct 21
A report by the Economics of Energy Innovation and System Transition (EEIST) consortium
Net zero aviation and shipping: Written evidence to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee
29 Sep 21
Pressure is increasing for international marine transportation to decarbonise, and no clear strategy...
Risk-opportunity analysis for transformative policy design and appraisal
14 Sep 21
The climate crisis demands a strong response from policy-makers worldwide. The current global climat...
No. 2021-01 - Empirically grounded technology forecasts and the energy transition
14 Sep 21
Rapidly decarbonising the global energy system is critical for addressing climate change, but concer...
Zero-Emissions Shipping: Contracts-for-difference as incentives for the decarbonisation of international shipping
28 Jun 21
Pressure is growing from multiple directions for the shipping industry to decarbonise. Alternative f...
Deciding how to 'change big things quickly': Pros and cons of different appraisal techniques to inform decision-making on low-carbon transformational policies
23 Jun 21
Pros and cons of different appraisal techniques to inform decision-making on low-carbon transformati...
A new perspective on decarbonising the global energy system
20 Apr 21
A report for the UK-China Cooperation on Climate Change Risk Assessment Phase 3 project.
Ammonia to power: Forecasting the levelized cost of electricity from green ammonia in large-scale power plants
15 Jan 21
Here we contribute a novel techno-economic analysis to forecast the levelized cost of electricity (L...
Climate change and Emerging Markets after Covid-19
01 Dec 20
This paper by Professor Cameron Hepburn and his team at the University of Oxford Smith School of Ent...
Sensitive intervention points in the post-carbon transition
12 Apr 19
We propose to examine how to exploit similar sensitive intervention points (SIPs) and amplification ...
Participatory planning of the future of waste management in small island developing states to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals
11 Mar 19
This paper proposes an integrated methodology for long-term waste management planning to deliver on ...