Knowledge Lead, Inclusive and Equitable Growth
Matthias is the founder and CEO of Belongnomics and a member of the teaching faculty at the University of Toronto’s Munk School. He is an empirical economist with 20 years’ experience in applied research, statistical analysis and policy advisory with in-depth expertise in labour market issues, the future of work and inclusive growth.
Over the past two decades Matthias has held positions in academia, the public sector, the private sector and the non-profit sector conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses on a variety of issues ranging from labour market studies to evaluating the impact of socio-economic policies and regulatory changes to climate change issues.
A seasoned public speaker, Matthias has presented his work in numerous lectures, panel discussions and workshops to a variety of audiences. As a member of the teaching faculty at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Public Policy and Governance he currently teaches public economics both at the graduate and undergraduate level. Matthias holds a PhD in Economics from the Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, a Master’s degree from the University of Oxford, UK and a Master’s degree from the Julius-Maximilians University in Würzburg, Germany.