Livvy Mitchell

Research Analyst

Livvy Mitchell

Livvy joined Motu in January 2020, after completing a Master of Business in economics at Auckland University of Technology. For her thesis, Livvy conducted a policy evaluation of New Zealand’s home detention scheme using Statistics NZ’s Integrated Data Infrastructure. Throughout her bachelors and postgraduate study at AUT, she taught applied econometrics and microeconomics and was a research assistant for the School of Economics. In 2017, she won the Sir Frank Holmes Prize for the best economics undergraduate in Aotearoa New Zealand.

At Motu, Livvy is part of the Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI) team, which is the first global project to track the human rights performance of countries around the world. Livvy is also part of the environment team, where she supports Lynn Riggs on various climate change projects.

Livvy enjoys reading, netball, playing the piano, and keeping fit.