Michael Cahana is a Pre-Doctoral Fellow with the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC). He works for Professors Ryan Kellogg and Thomas Covert, researching topics in energy economics focused on the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining EPIC, Michael worked as a research assistant at Northwestern University, where he studied a range of issues including renewable energy policies in California and real-time pricing initiatives in Spain. He earned his bachelor’s in economics from Northwestern, while also studying computer science and environmental policy. Michael is interested in energy & environmental policy, especially as they relate to climate change.