Senior Policy Analyst and Associate Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings
Neil G. Ruiz is associate fellow at The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program. His research focuses on regional and state economic development, innovation, international migration, high-skilled immigration, as well as global economic issues. Prior to joining Brookings, he was a migration specialist and program manager at the Development Economics Prospects Group at The World Bank, a consultant for the Asian Development Bank, and a teaching fellow at Harvard University. Ruiz holds a Ph.D. in political economy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a M.Sc. in economic history from Oxford University, and a B.A. in political science (High Honors and Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of California, Berkeley.