Assistant Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Desmond Ang is an applied economist and Assistant Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Ang is particularly interested in the intersection of race, education, and government. His research examines the educational and political ramifications of acts of police violence and the effects of federal election oversight on minority turnout and political polarization. His selected research publications have appeared in The Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Journal, and Journal of the American Medical Association. He received his PhD in economics from University of California, San Diego
Did you know?
Women in the U.S. are 21 times more likely to be killed by guns than women in other high-income countries.
Grinshteyn, E. and Hemenway, D. “Violent Death Rates in the US Compared to Those of the Other High-income Countries, 2015.” Preventive Medicine. (2019). https://bit.ly/3kyfsSs