Natalie is an environmental economist whose research focuses primarily on the interactions of land use, networks, and travel behavior. She also works at the intersection of water and energy, examining behavioral responses to price and non-price mechanisms for urban water conservation. As a Schmidt MacArthur Fellow, she investigated how elements of the circular economy concept could be applied to information flows to improve natural resource management. She is the Board President for Our Climate, a nonprofit advocating for evidence-based carbon pricing legislation. She completed her PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics and her MS in Transportation Policy at UC Davis.