Steven Lade

PhD, Research Fellow

Steven is a complex systems scientist who uses mathematical tools to study diverse problems in sustainability, resilience and social-ecological systems. He has worked in Earth system science including the global carbon cycle; fisheries in the Baltic Sea; and poverty traps in developing world agriculture. At GEDB, Steven is working in the E metrics project on developing Earth system savvy E metrics for investment decisions that account systemic risks in the Earth system.

Selected publications:

Human impacts on planetary boundaries amplified by Earth system interactions

An empirical model of the Baltic Sea reveals the importance of social dynamics for ecological regime shifts

Resilience offers escape from trapped thinking on poverty alleviation