Mr. Cutler is an Economic Research Assistant at Economic Development Research Group with a specific expertise in managing large datasets, policy research, and business and industry research. His current work at EDR Group focuses on programming, statistical analysis, database assembly and management, and policy research for a wide variety of transportation and economic studies. In the past, he has focused on industry behavior, energy policy and business analysis tools for forecasting, modeling, to risk and cost-benefit analysis. He has a strong knowledge of industry dynamics a, business strategy, and product development.
Mr. Cutler has conducted primary and secondary research, and literary reviews as well as detailed data analysis, developed important modeling techniques to analyze potential economic impacts for several projects, including:
- “Failure to Act: The Economic Impact of Current Investment Trends in Infrastructure” for the American Society of Civil Engineers
- “New Dedicated Revenue Mechanisms for Freight Transportation Investment (NCFRP 29)” and “Multimodal Freight Transportation within the Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence Basin (NCFRP 35)” for the National Cooperative Freight Research Program
- “ARC-LEAP Infrastructure Investment Performance Measurement and Evaluation Model Development” and “Infrastructure and Public Works Program Evaluation” for the Appalachian Regional Commission
- “Interactions between Transportation Capacity, Economic Systems, and Land Use: Integrating Economic Considerations in Project Development” for the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2)
- Statewide Rail Plans for Michigan and Missouri DOTs
Prior to joining EDR Group, Mr. Cutler interned at The Executive Office of Administration and Finance for the Assistant Secretary of Finance and Infrastructure for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, conducting research and analysis of pension benefits. Before that, he had a research assistantship with a senior economist at the Beacon Hill Institute where he helped gather data and assisted in policy research. He has also held positions at Empire Solar, Risk Metrics Group, and interned on the American Stock Exchange. Mr. Cutler holds a Master of Science in Economic Policy from Suffolk University and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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