Alí R. Bustamante

Research Associate, Southern Economic Advancement Project

Alí R. Bustamante is a research associate at the Roosevelt Institute’s Southern Economic Advancement Project (SEAP). His professional experience includes serving as chief economist at the Louisiana Workforce Commission (formerly the Louisiana Department of Labor) and as faculty at Florida International University and Loyola University New Orleans. Alí earned a Ph.D. from the University of Miami, specializing in political economy.