UC Santa Barbara’s Professor Kyle Meng to Serve as Senior Economist in Washington

Environmental Economist Will Join the White House Council of Economic Advisers

August 29, 2023

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. 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.

Professor Meng will be joining the White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) beginning in late August.  

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