Nathan Chan

Lone Mountain Fellow

Nathan W. Chan is an assistant professor in the resource economics department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research combines theoretical, empirical, and experimental methods to tackle problems at the intersection of environmental and behavioral economics. Chan’s research covers a wide array of topic areas. He has a number of active projects on green markets, recreation and environmental valuation, climate change, and voluntary pro-social behaviors, along with recent publications on the effects of marijuana legalization and the impacts of regional greenhouse gas policies. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University, his M.P.A. from Columbia University, and a dual B.S. degree from Caltech. Prior to joining the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Chan was an assistant professor at Colby College in Maine.