Dr. Ang is a Professor of Economics at the Ateneo de Manila University. He currently sits on the Board of the Philippine Economics Society after serving as its President (2013). He is also the Former Director of Research for Culture, Education and Social Issues at the University of Santo Thomas.
Dr. Ang graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Santo Tomas. He went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the National University of Singapore (Singapore Government Scholar) and obtained his PhD in Applied Economics from Osaka University (2006, Japanese Government Scholar).
His current areas of research include: Labor and Development Economics, Competition, Privatization and Public Finance.