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Ron Hira

Ron Hira
Associate Professor and Acting Chair
Department of Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology

Dr. Ron Hira is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Policy at Rochester Institute of Technology where he specializes in policy issues on technological innovation, offshoring, high-skill immigration, and the American engineering workforce. Ron is also a Research Associate with the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, DC.

Hira is co-author of the book, Outsourcing America (AMACOM 2005; 2nd edition 2008), which was a finalist for best business book in the PMA’s Benjamin Franklin Awards. The Boston Globe called Outsourcing America an "honest, disturbing look at outs