Dr Matthew Ives


Matthew Ives


Dr Matthew Ives is an economist and complex systems modeller working with Oxford University as a INET Research Associate, supervising DPhil and Master’s students, teaching systems dynamics, and collaborating with INET colleagues on various research programmes applying economic complexity and systems modelling to his key research focus around facilitating a rapid and just transition to net zero.

Dr Ives has previously worked in academia as well as the private and public sectors on a diverse range of environmental projects covering land, air, and sea. His ventures have included assessing decarbonisation pathways for the UK, South Australia, and the world; modelling long-term infrastructure strategies for water, energy, waste and transport for the UK, and for 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.

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