The Environmental Market Solutions Lab (emLab) is an interdisciplinary team of economists and scientists based at UC Santa Barbara dedicated to bringing market-based solutions to the world's most pressing environmental problems. We deliver cutting-edge research and innovative policy solutions by combining economic principles, ecological insights, and big-data analytics.
Improving the sustainability of marine resources and coastal communities
Balancing multiple ecosystem services from the land
Informing and advancing smart and equitable climate solutions
Market-based solutions for efficient and equitable environmental outcomes