Ashley Nunes 

Director, Up for Growth Action Board of Directors; Director for Competition Policy at the R Street Institute 

Ashley Nunes is the Director for Competition Policy at the R Street Institute. His work explores how innovation affects markets and he is particularly interested in identifying public policies that reduce socioeconomic disparities. Dr. Nunes has held academic appointments at Harvard Law School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his work has been covered by The EconomistThe Guardian and The Financial Times among others. He has lectured globally on the challenges facing developed economies and has led research projects sponsored by the United States Department of Defense, the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Dr. Nunes earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.