Elyse is currently a PhD student at LFS. Her research lies at the intersection of labour and environmental economics. She is interested in the distributional impacts of renewable resource regulations, conservation policy, and labour market outcomes in resource dependent economies, focusing on the role of human capital, returns to education and employment. Elyse holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Alberta and an M.A in Economics from the University of Toronto. Prior to UBC, she completed two years of research at Yale University in the fields of labour and environmental economics.