Senior Research Associate
Harvard Law School
Other Affiliations: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Focus Areas: behavioral economics, engineering psychology, regulatory policy, transportation safety
Dr. Ashley Nunes studies transportation safety, regulatory policy, and behavioral economics. He earned his Ph.D. in Engineering Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, where he examined the scientific merit of raising controller retirement ages. Dr. Nunes has previously written for the Financial Times, the Washington Post and The Globe and Mail among others and his long-form content has appeared in the Atlantic, the New Statesman, and the American Scientist.