Olivier is the Co-Director of emLab’s Climate & Energy Program and a Professor of Economics at the University of California Santa Barbara, where he is also affiliated with the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), and Program Coordinator of IZA’s research area on the Environment, Health, and Labor Markets. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University. Olivier’s broad research agenda focuses on measuring the benefits and costs associated with policies that improve environmental quality. His recent research is focused on estimating the impacts of climate change on human health and economic productivity in the U.S. and around the world using historical data. His ongoing work examines the economic and environmental effects of renewable energy transitions, the relationship between extreme temperature and health, the effect of temperature and ambient pollution fluctuations on worker productivity and health, and the costs and benefits of climate change adaptation. His hobbies include winemaking, cooking, gardening, and music.