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Dr. Ashley Nunes is an analyst, writer and commentator specializing in transportation safety, regulatory policy and workforce productivity. With over a decade of academic and industry experience, he has lectured globally on the challenges facing developed economies and has led research projects sponsored by the Department of Defense and the Department of Transportation.

Dr. Nunes holds academic appointments at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his Ph.D. in Engineering Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (USA). His doctoral dissertation examined the scientific merit of raising workforce retirement ages.

Dr. Nunes has previously written for The Financial Times, The Washington Post and The Globe and Mail among others. His long-form content has appeared in The Atlantic,  Foreign Affairs and The New Statesman and he has been interviewed by the BBC, the New York Times, and Bloomberg among others.

Dr. Nunes' current research explores challenges at the intersection of technological innovation and public policy. His work has been covered by The Economist, The Guardian and the Financial Times among others.