Kyle Meng is an Associate Professor at the Bren School of Environmental Management and the Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Climate and Energy Program Director at the Environmental Markets Solutions Lab. An environmental economist with training in engineering and atmospheric physics, Kyle studies the efficiency and equity consequences of environmental policies, particularly policies that address climate change, groundwater depletion, and fisheries management. He has published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Nature, Science, and PNAS. Kyle received his PhD in Sustainable Development from Columbia University and his Bachelor’s in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Princeton University.