Tyler Davis, Ph.D., is a graduate of the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. His research interests include benefit cost analysis, the institutional constraints of environmental policy tools, sustainable natural resource management, and database management. Prior to starting his doctoral studies at the Evans School, Davis worked for four years as a consultant and researcher in Indonesia and Seattle. His consultancy and research work involved program evaluation, data modeling, economic profiles, and policy analysis with organizations such as UNICEF, Northwest Marine Trade Association, Strategies for A Green Economy (SAGE), World Wildlife Fund Indonesia, Coastal Resource Management Project under USAID, and the Washington State Ocean Policy Work Group (OPWG) Economics Subgroup under the Washington State Department of Trade and Economic Development (CTED). Davis currently works on the Global Impact Study research team, leading the team working on benefit cost analysis of survey data on access to information and communication technology. Davis holds a BA in economics from the University of Washington.