Paul M. Ong is a Professor at UCLA’s School of Public Affairs and the Department of Asian American Studies, and director of the UC AAPI Policy MRP (Multi-campus Research Program). He received his doctorate in economics from U.C. Berkeley, and served as the Acting Director of UCLA’s Institute of Industrial Relations and Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies. He has conducted research on dislocated workers, racial inequality in the labor market, immigrant workers, urban inequality, and welfare-to-work.
He was the founding editor of the State of California Labor and AAPI NEXUS: Asian American and Pacific Islander Policy, Practice and Community. He has served on advisory committees for California’s Employment Development Department and Department of Social Services, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the Getty Research Institute, the California Wellness Foundation, the Transportation Research Board and National Research Council, and the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
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