Full Name
Ben Armstrong
Job Title
Research Scientist
Brief Biography
Ben Armstrong is a Research Scientist and interim Executive Director at MIT’s Industrial Performance Center. His research and teaching examine how workers, firms, and regions adapt to technological change. His current work includes a national plan for the U.S. manufacturing workforce in partnership with the Department of Defense, as well as a regional playbook developing lessons for struggling regional economies in the United States. In his research, Ben has collaborated with governments, non-profit organizations, and firms to understand how scholarship and education can be useful to practitioners and policymakers.
Ben Armstrong