Erin is a Colorado native currently working with the World Resources Institute in Washington, D.C. As a Research Associate, Erin provides economic analysis and research support for the WRI People and Ecosystem Program. She focuses on developing market-based incentives for ecosystem conservation and conducting economic analysis related to green infrastructure and watershed development in the United States and India. Erin also holds a concurrent position with the Center for Sustainable Economy as an Economics Fellow. Erin received her Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, concentrating in Environmental Economics and Policy. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Economics and Environmental Analysis and Policy from Boston University. Erin’s previous work experience includes supporting the land trust community in North Carolina to incentivize conservation and several years as a climate change and sustainability consultant.