Nolan Gray is a PhD student in economics at University of California, Los Angeles, with expected completion in 2024. He works as a Research Director at California YIMBY. Gray earned a Master of City and Regional Planning degree at Rutgers University and received BAs in philosophy and political science from the University of Kentucky. He was a Research Fellow in the Urbanity Project at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His research focuses on land-use regulation, housing affordability, and urban design.