Associate Professor, Bren School of Environmental Management and the Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara
Kyle Meng is an immigrant from China
Fellowship awarded to support work towards a PhD in Sustainable Development at Columbia University
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 and resource economist with training in engineering and atmospheric physics, Professor Meng studies the equity and efficiency consequences of environmental policies, with a focus on climate policies. He has published in leading science and economics journals including the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Nature, Science, and PNAS. His research has been covered by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, among other media sources; and he has appeared before the U.S. Congress. Professor Meng received his PhD in Sustainable Development from Columbia University and his Bachelor’s in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Princeton University. A first-generation immigrant, he was a recipient of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans.