Dr Matthew McCarten leads the Spatial Finance theme - the integration of geospatial data and analysis into financial theory and practice - at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme. His main areas of research include corporate finance, financial regulation and ESG related issues. Matthew recently submitted his PhD thesis in finance at the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2017. His thesis examined the determinants and consequences of securities class actions. In particular, investigating the association between securities class actions and various corporate characteristics, including debt financing, political lobbying and innovation. He also holds a MBus (with distinction) and a BCom from the University of Otago. His main areas of research include corporate finance, financial regulation and ESG related issues.
- Lead, Spatial Finance, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme
- Caldecott, B., Dericks, G., Bouveret, G., Schumacher, K., Pfeiffer, A., Tulloch, D.J., Kruitwagen, L. and McCarten, M. (2018) Asset - level data and the Energy Transition: Findings from ET Risk Work Package 2. Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
- Caldecott, B., Kruitwagen, L., McCarten, M., Zhou, X., Lunsford, D., Marchand, O., Hadjikyriakou, P., Bickel, V., Sachs, T. and Bohn, N. (2018) Climate risk analysis from space: remote sensing, machine learning, and the future of measuring climate-related risk. Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford (Oxford, UK), Carbon Delta (Zurich, Switzerland), and German Research Centre for Geosciences (Berlin, Germany)
- Caldecott, B.L., McCarten, M. and Triantafyllidis, C. (2018) Carbon Lock-in Curves and Southeast Asia: implications for the Paris Agreement. Briefing Paper. Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.