Global Conference 2015
Managing Director, Research, Milken Institute
Perry Wong is managing director of research at the Milken Institute. He is an expert on regional economics, development and econometric forecasting. He designs, manages and performs research on labor and workforce issues, the relationship between technology and economic development, and trade and industry, with a focus on policy development and implementation in both leading and disadvantaged regions. Wong is involved in projects aimed at increasing access to technology and advancing regional economic development in California and nationwide. His work extends to the international arena, particularly Asia. Wong has researched the impact of U.S. budget and trade-policy changes on key American industries and regions, health-care reform and its implications for the federal budget and more. Prior to joining the Institute, Wong was a senior economist and director of regional forecasting at Global Insight Inc.