Alex Albright is a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis’s Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute. She received a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Williams College and A.M. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Harvard University, where her work was awarded prizes from the Horowitz Foundation. Her research concerns law and economics, inequality, and labor economics. Alex has examined topics like the use of algorithms in the justice system and programs to reduce the use of money bail. Her work has been covered in outlets like the New York Times and CNN.