Fay Dunkerley

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Senior Analyst
Cambridge Office


Ph.D. in transport economics, KU Leuven, Belgium; Ph.D. in wind flow over complex terrain, UMIST, UK; M.Sc. in economics, KU Leuven, Belgium; Certificate of Advanced Study in mathematics, University of Cambridge; B.A. in mathematics, University of Cambridge

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Fay Dunkerley is a senior analyst at RAND Europe. Her experience includes using economic models and tools for policy analysis in the transport sector, as well as project work related to health, education and technology. These range from socio-economic assessments to evaluation using contribution analysis. She  has experience in the development future scenarios, both in transport and across other sectors, and has also carried out evidence reviews, including on induced demand, demand elasticities and economic benefits of infrastructure. 

Dunkerley has considerable experience in modelling pricing and investment on transport networks, including the effects of congestion and imperfect competition. She has worked in both academia and consultancy. She began her career as an environmental consultant, specialising in air pollution, and has project management experience including co-ordinating an EU project on funding transport infrastructure. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the KU Leuven in Belgium and a degree in mathematics from the University of Cambridge.

Recent Projects

  • Education and youth in the European Union – Current challenges and future prospects
  • Study for the evaluation of the EMA fee system
  • Latest evidence on induced travel demand: an evidence review
  • Socio-economic Analysis of the EU Common Approach on Liability Rules and Insurance Related to Connected and Autonomous Vehicles