Brian Isom is currently a research analyst at NRTC. Before this position, he was a research manager at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University. His role focused on collaboration with outside scholars and mentoring the Center’s student research fellows.
Brian received a Masters of Science in Economics from Utah State University. His past research has covered issues relating to the regulation of nuclear energy, institutional impacts on wildfire management, the economic impacts of hydraulic fracturing, institutional water management in the western U.S., and the effects of renewable mandates on state economies. Brian is an avid outdoorsman and as such is keenly interested in the way public policy affects all aspects of the environment.