Alex Bacon

Research Associate

Why LEO?

“To me, LEO is the perfect pairing of rigorous academic work and concrete contribution to society. By helping in this mission of building bridges between economics and non-profits, I can contribute to our knowledge about the world while improving the lives of its most vulnerable citizens.”


Alex is currently a part of multiple projects that investigate the effects of intensive mentoring and coaching on social mobility. He holds a B.A. and an M.S. in Economics as well as a B.A. in Slavic Studies from the University of Arizona.